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Reformed Language GCSEs

Reformed Language GCSEs

The government have set out a Reformed Language GCSEs plan in order to make languages more accessible and attractive for students, and boost take up by making it clearer what they need to know. Build confidence Following a public consultation, the … Read More

Covid Tests for Returning Secondary School Students

Covid Tests for Returning Secondary School Students

The government have announced on-site Covid Tests for Returning Secondary School Students. All secondary school pupils are to be tested on site ahead of their return to the classroom this term to help reduce the transmission of Covid-19. Education staff … Read More

Former Teachers Asked To Return to Classrooms

Former Teachers Asked To Return to Classrooms

Former teachers who have the skills and time are being asked to return to classrooms by the Government. Increased staff absence levels are expected to continue  into the spring term, as a result of the Omicron variant, and some local … Read More

Now legislation will save families money on school uniforms from next year.

Savings on School Uniforms

Now legislation will save families money on school uniforms from next year. The Department for Education (DfE) cost of school uniform guidance means schools in England must ensure that school uniform costs are reasonable, and parents get the best value for money. … Read More

£83M Investment in Post-16 Providers

£83M Investment in Post-16 Providers

£83 million investment is being targeted for Teaching facilities across England for post-16 providers. Demand is expected to increase for post-16 places as more young people continue with education or enter skills training. This investment will mean schools and colleges … Read More

Putting Climate Change at the Heart of Education

Putting Climate Change at the Heart of Education

New measures have been designed in order to put climate change at the heart of education. Announcing a range of measures in a speech at COP26, Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi set out his vision for all children to be taught … Read More

Extra Funding for Every School & College

Extra Funding for Every School & College

The government have confirmed billions of pounds of additional investment in education with every school and college in England getting more money to support young people’s recovery from the impact of the pandemic. This will give schools and colleges the … Read More

Lightning-fast Gigabit Broadband in 1000+ Schools

Lightning-fast Gigabit Broadband in 1000+ Schools

Over thousand schools are now enjoying next-generation internet speeds according to the government. Full fibre networks stretching for thousands of kilometres are now supplying lightning-fast gigabit broadband to 1,084 schools and thousands of other public buildings previously stuck with slow … Read More

Trainee Teachers Bursaries

Trainee Teachers Bursaries

In an effort to recruit and retain world-class teachers the government has promised Trainee Teachers Bursaries of thousands of pounds in tax-free cash to Graduates applying to train as teachers in high-demand subjects. A total of £129 million is available for … Read More

Salary Boost for Teachers

Salary Boost for Teachers

There was some good news announced for teachers in the early years of their careers. New teachers will be able to get a salary boost of up to £3,000 tax-free to teach maths, physics, chemistry and computing. This will support … Read More