Swimming provision ‘unacceptable’ says former Olympian Steve Parry

One in 20 schools fails to meet curriculum swimming requirements, according to the latest report from Swim England, which recommends a major overha

Techincal Education set for £65m boost

Education Secretary Justine Greening expected to say: “A skills revolution for Brexit Britain is the real strategy on migration”.

Research shows just one per cent of inspection reports mention SRE

Commenting on the release yesterday of secondary school performance data for England in 2015/16, teachers union NAHT says pupils who would be more suited to a broader range of GCSE subjects are not being served well by having their subjects restricted by EBacc.

Conservative MPs have voted to block plans for sex and relationship education (SRE) to be made compulsory.

A survey by a national children’s charity Barnardo’s has shown that almost three quarters of teenagers want all schools to have lessons on sex and relationships (SRE).

Children’s commissioner Anne Longfield has called for a digital citizenship programme in every school, warning that children are being ‘left to fend for themselves in the digital world’.

Outgoing Ofsted Chief Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has fiercely criticised Birmingham’s ‘awful’ schools and ‘failing’ children’s services.

Despite the government push to promote computing in schools, new research suggests girls and poorer students risk being left behind.

Dame Louise Casey has called for British values to be included on the core curriculum on all schools following her review into social integration in Britain.

It has been confirmed that art history a-level will not be discontinued, after a successful campaign to save the subject.

The chairs of five Parliamentary Select Committees have written to the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening to call for Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PHSE) and Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) to be made a statutory subject in schools.

Current measures to assess children’s reading ability are failing to take into account the whole range of activities that define whether a child is reading well, according to leading charities.

A large majority of teachers have raised concerns that education reforms with an increased focus on exams are undermining student’s health and wellbeing.

Responding to criticisms of the government’s plans to open new grammar schools, School Standards Minister Nick Gibb has claimed that establishing a ‘tutor proof’ 11-plus test is the ‘holy grail’.