At least half of pupils excluded from school have a mental health issue and are being failed by an ‘unjust system’, a new report has found.
Council leaders have welcome the announcement of £1.3bn new funding for schools, but have called for ‘urgent assurance’ of where the money is coming from.
The department for education has called on all schools, especially those with external cladding, to carry out building checks following the Grenfell fire.
Schools across the country are facing a £1.6bn funding shortfall over the next five years, new figures reveal.
Unions have called on the Government to confirm they would not ‘weaken’ fire safety guidance for building new schools.
Council chiefs have called on the Government to allow councils and schools to retain an element of flexibility over how schools funding is distributed.
Local government leaders have renewed demands to be given more power over school admissions following the latest figures on parental choice.
More than half of all private schools in England and Wales are set to save millions thanks to charitable status and ‘lucrative’ tax breaks, research shows.
The Liberal Democrats yesterday announced plans to create a £17bn infrastructure fund to repair schools and hospitals across England.
The safety of pupils is being put at risk by school cuts, public sector union claims as survey reveals school office employees are carrying out tasks that go beyond their remit.