The number of primary school pupils reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths has risen again, official figures show.
Department for Education
The lack of earmarked funding to make schools free from the “scourge” of asbestos is “appalling”, unions have said.
The number of children looked after by local authorities has increased for the 10th year in a row.
Schools that were rated as “requires improvement” in their last two Ofsted inspections will have access to up to £16,000, the Government has announced.
The Government risks “ghettoising” faith perspectives by not including them in plans for relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education, the Church of England has warned.
A petition with more than 38,000 signatures calling for urgent increased funding for special educational needs has been handed in to the Department for Education.
Arts education is suffering an “appalling erosion” with around half of UK schoolchildren unable to see a play, according to a report.
Mainstream schools may be choosing to permanently exclude difficult pupils for funding reasons, some alternative provision (AP) providers in England fear.
The chairman of the UK Statistics Authority has told the Education Secretary he has “serious concerns” about his department’s use of statistics.
The families of two schoolboys with special educational needs are seeking to legally challenge the Government over its SEND funding policy.