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£10M Skills Boost Scheme

£10M Skills Boost Scheme

A £10 million Skills Boost Scheme is set to beneficent pupils in participating schools which promises to provide more support in maths and English. Specialist training and materials will be provided to support focused sessions to boost numeracy and literacy skills … Read More

£483M to be Spent on School Buildings

£483M to be Spent on School Buildings

The government have promised almost half a billion pounds to be invested in school buildings this year. £483 million from the Condition Improvement Fund will go to 1,199 schools. The North East and North West are set to receive the … Read More

PE To Improve

PE To Improve

According to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, primary school children in England will benefit from higher quality PE lessons and better sport opportunities next year. The announcement follows a £320 million investment that will be used to encourage children to play … Read More

Together for Our Planet Schools Pack

Together for Our Planet Schools Pack Launched

The Together for Our Planet Schools Pack has been launched in schools across the UK. The launch is part of a nationwide initiate to  encourage schools to start a conversation on climate change with their students, ahead of the UK … Read More

Care Leavers Support Extended

Care Leavers Support Extended

The government have announced new funding which will provide for the  extension of support to care leavers alongside the launch of proposals aimed at introducing national standards in unregulated accommodation. The funding consists of £51m funding designated to deliver programmes … Read More

Nuffield Early Language Intervention

Nuffield Early Language Intervention Extended

The Government has promised funding to extend an early years catch-up programme to every state school with a Reception class in England in an effort to support thousands more pupils with vital communication skills. The Nuffield Early Language Intervention (NELI)is … Read More

Vision for a Stronger School System

Vision for a Stronger School System

Gavin Williamson’s speech to the Confederation of School Trusts annual conference last week highlighted the government’s Vision for a Stronger School System to continue to move decisively towards a single model built on strong multi-academy trusts as its foundation, bringing … Read More

special educational needs

£280m Funding For Children and Young People

The government has announced a £280 million investment for Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) or requiring alternative provision in England. Councils will receive the funding to create new places in schools, academies, colleges and early years settings. … Read More

Transcript of Education Secretary’s Address to ASCL Conference

Gavin Williamson recently at the Association of School and College Leaders 2021 annual conference, in which he thanked teachers and staff for their work during the pandemic. Read the full transcript below: It is a great honour to be here. … Read More

Student looking at flight details in airport

Turing Scheme

The new Turing Scheme is open for schools, colleges and universities to apply for funding to allow students to study and work across the globe The programme, backed by £110 million, replaces the Erasmus+ scheme in the UK and will … Read More