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Children ‘need recommended daily allowance of arts lessons’

Campaigners are pushing for schools to ensure children are spending enough time on art subjects

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Holland Park school set to join country’s biggest academy chain

Governing Body votes for the prestigious London school to join United Learning

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‘No benefits’ of forcing failing primary schools to join trusts

Academies are not a ‘magic solution’, according to a new report

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Crackdown on truancy leads to more fines

New data shows how schools in different local authorities in England are tackling truancy

Education

Universities must tackle ‘horrific’ drink and needle spiking

Michelle Donelan said the cause is close to her heart

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‘Let trans students play for either sex team’, says London school head

Comments are at odds with Education Secretary, who said ‘biology comes first’ in sport

Education

Children’s Commissioner says maths is not ‘too hard’ for girls

Girls are giving up the subject because they are not encouraged, Dame Rachel de Souza says

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Four-day week on full pay offered in drive for more teachers

London South East Colleges hope to attract more candidates with the option of a compressed week

Education

Scramble for extra invigilators as students return to sitting exams

GCSE and A-level exams have been cancelled for the past two years due to Covid

Education

Kate’s old school ‘fails to carry out checks on new teachers’

The Duchess of Cambridge attended Marlborough College during the 1990s

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‘Riot’ at London school sparks call for DfE to step in

A bitter dispute has broken out over plans for Holland Park School to join a multi-academy trust

Education

Students kept wearing school masks despite rule changes

Secondary school headteachers more likely to want masks to be mandatory than primary school heads, data shows

Education

Children should be taught patriotism, MP says

Britain is not ‘some sort of racist hell hole’ the education committee hears

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Teachers need help dealing with trans children, Nadhim Zahawi says

The Education Secretary is working on new guidance for teachers and says parents should be ‘front and centre’ in discussions about sex and gender

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Covid wreaking havoc in schools and could disrupt exams, teachers warn

Claims come as teachers say they are “deeply frustrated” they do not have official data on how many pupils are absent due to the virus

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Fewer London children are absent from school due to Covid

Overall Covid-related absence in England fell below one per cent for the first time this academic year

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London teachers ‘mustn’t be afraid to discuss the war with children’

Inna Hryhorovych told how her family in Ukraine have been forced to take shelter in their bath as missile sirens blared

Education

Top London private schools unite to crack down on sex harassment

EXCLUSIVE: The two schools have committed to creating a ‘culture of openness, which encourages listening and discourse between our communities’

Education

Third of children miss out on first choice of London secondary school

Schools see an increase in demand from children needing special educational needs help.

Education

Trans woman in boarding house with teen girls discussed by MPs

The children’s minister said he ‘wouldn’t be overly happy’ with the situation

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Teacher suspended for depicting Osama bin Laden as Prophet Muhammad

All Saints Academy in Bedfordshire apologises for ‘totally inappropriate’ image shown in class

Education

Universities must ‘discourage’ relationships between staff & students

New guidance published in a bid to tackle sexual misconduct on campus

Education

Experts urge parents to talk to children about the war in Ukraine

Children could be confused and frightened after watching the news

Education

Students to pay back loans sooner and for longer

Tuition fees to be frozen but repayment threshold to be reduced

Education

Clampdown on ‘Mickey Mouse’ degrees in major funding overhaul

Minimum entry requirement and a cap on student numbers are proposed

Education

Scrapping virus curbs ‘may hit nurseries’

Covid rules are being scrapped as rates of the virus in nurseries soar

Education

School Covid absences drop to lowest level this year

There has been a 43 per cent drop in the number of children off school due to Covid in a week

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Face masks to be ditched in Scotland’s schools

The change will come in on February 28 when all schools have returned from the half-term break

Education

Fewer children off school due to Covid but record teacher absences

Record numbers of teachers and headteachers were absent at the last count, while those off due to Covid dropped

Education

Schoolchildren taught ‘contested political ideologies’, MP claims

Mental health experts said PSHE lessons could boost the resilience and wellbeing of students but Tory MP says they are not being taught properly

Education

Parents want teachers to provide remote classes during trips abroad

The pandemic has created new problems for schools trying to tackle absence rates, Ofsted warns