An analysis of the latest performance data of all schools in England has found there are ‘dramatic regional differences’ in the level of challenge faced by each region.
Funding meant to support poorer pupils is being used to plug gaps in school’s budgets, nearly a third of teachers have warned in a new survey.
A new company to deliver children’s services has been set up by Sunderland City Council following an ‘inadequate’ rating by Ofsted back in July 2015.
Children in northern England are falling behind their counterparts in the south because of a 'stark' educational divide, according to new figures.
Children with special needs are at risk of being turned away by mainstream schools because of a lack of funding, councils have warned.
Thousands of schools across England are segregated along ethnic and socio-economic lines, research reveals.
Council chiefs have warned new rules and funding arrangements could lead to local authorities failing to meet their legal duties to protect school children.
Extra funding has been announced to pay for a new drug and alcohol prevention programme in schools and community settings.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has today confirmed a £320m funding package to build 110 new free schools.
The Government announced at the weekend the release of £215m in funding to support pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).