A new report outlining ten benchmarks to transform practical science education in England has been published by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.

Tackles and scrums should be banned on school playing fields, experts have said

Amanda Spielman, Ofsted

Ofsted Chief inspector Amanda Spielman has recognised the excellent leadership and management it takes to turn around schools in areas of high disadvantage.

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A Welsh Government initiative will strengthen the support from specialist child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in schools

Over 78 per cent of parents believe the cost of sending children to a state school is increasing, new research shows.

Ofsted has launched a consultation seeking views on proposals aimed at bringing greater clarity to the short inspection process.

Over 100 schools from 18 London boroughs will be marking World Car Free Day today, 22 September, by encouraging parents and carers to substitute their car journeys to school with walking or cycling.

The amount of pupils taking GCSE arts subjects has declined to the lowest level in a decade, The Telegraph has reported.

The learning of Spanish and German to be promoted in Wales

The education secretary Kirsty Williams has launched The Welsh headquarters of organisations that promote Spanish and German.

The Department for Education (DfE) is offering schools the chance to save on tablets, laptops and desktop devices.

Inquiry into Alternative Provision launched by Education Committee

The House of Commons education committee has launched an inquiry into alternative provision.

Three in 10 primary teachers did not get any support in teaching science, according to a study commissioned by the Wellcome Trust.

LocatED, a private company that was established by the Department for Education last year to produce new sites for free schools, has announced its first project.

Ofqual has announced that the next annual National Reference Test will be held between 19 February and 2 March next year.

An investment of £1.28 million has been announced by Wales’ education secretary Kirsty Williams, which aims to help reduce unnecessary workloads for teachers.

Pressure on teachers is affecting mental health and wellbeing

A new poll suggests that the majority of the UK’s education professionals suffer physical and mental health issues because of their job.

The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has unveiled its updated Code of Practice, which offers assurance to schools that if they procure from its members, they are buying quality products and services they can trust.

SATs tests taken by seven-year-olds in England are to be abolished by 2023, however, nine-year-olds will still have to sit the controversial exams under new plans.

Greening sets out measures to replace ‘outdated’ school funding system

Education secretary Justine Greening has confirmed details of a new fairer funding system for schools in England.

Thousands of teachers are set to benefit from additional training following the announcement of a £75 million Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund.

Schools have until October 20 to apply for the government’s £140 million strategic school improvement fund.

Education secretary Justine Greening is calling for closer working between independent and state schools to create more good school places.

London's mayor rolls out school air quality audits

London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, has announced the first of 50 air quality audits for primary schools in the worst polluted areas in the capital in a bid to protect children from toxic air.

A petition, which aims to allow local authorities to take back the academies in their area that used to be part of Wakefield City Academy Trust, has been launched.

A new report by the National Literacy Trust stresses that children and young people in England do not have the critical literacy skills they need to identify fake news.