Additional language learning should be included as part of the Northern Ireland Curriculum in primary schools to better equip pupils with linguistic skills.

Almost half of private tutors (47 per cent) have revealed they left teaching because of the hours they had to work.

The DfE claims the guidance aims to “clarify” areas that were “causing confusion in the system”, rather than change existing policy.

Lloyds Banking Group, The Key and SGOSS (Governors for Schools) have partnered to develop free, online school governance training

A group of Conservative councils have written to Prime Minister Theresa May to voice their concerns over inadequate school funding in England.

The focus on exams in schools is being prioritised over the wellbeing of pupils, according to a survey by the charity YoungMinds.

A school in Warrington is helping a five-year-old boy by making him a prosthetic hand.

The Department for Education (DfE) has agreed to terminate funding for the Education Fellowship Trust (TEFT) following concerns about educational performance from Ofsted.

Thorpe Park Resort is set to launch a new workshop in partnership with the British Science Association to encourage careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Grammar schools may be forced to introduce lower 11-plus pass marks in order to increase their intake of disadvantaged children.

Plans to provide free transport to pupils eligible for free school meals, which was announced in the Spring Budget, could cost up to £5,000 per pup

Falling staff numbers as a result of education funding cuts has made some schools increase class sizes, a poll shows.

Music in schools could become non-existent in the future because of pressure on pupils to take EBacc subjects, researchers have warned.

Pupils attending partially selective schools are not necessarily better off in comparison to non-selective, research has shown.

The chancellor has confirmed that funding will be allocated for free schools and grammar schools in this year’s budget.

Poorer pupils are expected to receive free transport as part of the Chancellor’s budget, which is being announced Wednesday, 8 March.

Exams regulator Ofqual has launched a TV advert in order to explain the new 9-1 grading style.

The Chancellor’s budget on Wednesday is expected to announce new technical qualifications for post-16 year olds.

Schools in England are to receive a share of £215 million government funding to help improve facilities for SEND children

Three in five people are in favour of a scheme to create thousands of free places a year at independent schools

Ofsted has called on inspectors to consider whether schools are “off-rolling” pupils in order to make their overall results look good

Schools with the highest number of children with free school meals are facing higher cuts in funding per pupil than others

A scheme which encourages Scottish children to read more is being extended to 173,000 pupils.

Government plans to fund longer school days to enable children more access to sports activities has been binned.

All secondary schools will soon be required to teach relationships and sex education (RSE) by as soon as 2019.

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