Special needs children are not getting the education and support they need, research shows

Almost a quarter of children with special education needs are not in school, according to a poll by the National Education Union (NEU).

 Strike action begins at Monmouthshire school

Members of the NASUWT union at Chepstow Comprehensive School in Monmouthshire have begun their eight-day strike today, 17 April.

Nearly one in three (29 per cent) children who start primary school in England do not have a sufficient level of development to be ‘school ready’, according to analysis by education charity Teach First.

Primary school places have been announced today (16 April) and government figures show that 97.2 per cent of pupils were offered one of their top three primary schools.

East Yorkshire schools shut due to malicious email

A reported "non-credible" bomb threat sent to schools in East Yorkshire has resulted in the closure of a number of schools.

Welsh Professional Teaching Awards shortlist revealed

Twenty-four educational professionals across Wales have been named as finalists for the second Professional Teaching Awards CYMRU.

NAHT to host events to highlight impact of school funding crisis

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) will be hosting events to address the impact the funding crisis is having on schools in the UK.

School stress is making pupils suicidal, union says

A survey by the National Education Union (NEU) has revealed that nearly half of education staff say secondary pupils have been suicide due to pressures at school.

Youth Sport Trust launches strategy to improve children’s wellbeing

A new four-year strategy has been launched by the Youth Sport Trust, which aims to stop the decline in children’s physical, mental and social wellbeing with physical activity.

DfE announces news measures for recording of primary school performance

The Department for Education has announced that assessments to measure pupil progress from the start of primary school are to be designed and delivered by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER).

End the “secret garden of academy finances”, union says

Teachers at the annual NASUWT conference have stated that some academy school leaders are receiving excessive salaries and that there needs to be “greater transparency” on the finances of academy schools and MATs.

Measures to ensure quality education is delivered for children in and out of school announced

The Department for Education (DfE) has announced a package of measures designed to make sure children receive the best education, whether at home or outside of school.

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