Kent County Council has opened an inquiry into the lack of children from low-income backgrounds attending grammar schools.

59 per cent of teachers have considered quitting in the last six months, according to a new YouGov poll for the think tank LKMco and education company Pearson.

A new government campaign is set to be launched to tackle the stigma surrounding metal health issues in teenagers.

The Education Endowment Fund (EEF) has launched three projects that aim to better utilise teaching assistants (TAs) to boost pupil’s numeracy skills.

Chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has voiced concerns that the low take-up of apprenticeships is ‘little short of a disaster’ and schools are partly to blame.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has counselled that spending per pupil in schools in England is likely to fall by eight per cent in real terms over the next five years.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has urged the government to scrap the controversial term-time holiday fine policy after a surge in fines and the prosecution of parents.

The New Schools Network (NSN) has raised doubts over the accuracy of Ofsted’s judgements, after analysis found that a third of primaries given top ratings actually failed to meet the national average for Key Stage 2 attainment.

Pupils are being cyber-bullied and targeted by extremist groups while working online in school classroom, according to a new survey of more than 2,000 UK parents.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has claimed that blocking the expansion of a successful grammar school is ‘perverse’.

The Department for Education (DfE) has decided to abolish A-level general studies, as a result of concerns that it does not meet the ‘high’ standards being introduced under its exam reform programme.

According to provisional figures results, local authority schools have achieved higher average GCSE results than free schools.

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