A National Autism Implementation Team will work across children and adults services to improve the diagnosis process and care pathway for autism and other conditions

DfE statistics show 96,000 extra school places created last year

Statistics from the Department for Education released on March 28 show that an additional 96,000 new school places have been created across England

DfE criticised after releasing voluntary aided faith school applicants

Unions and charities warn that increasing the number of voluntary aided faith schools could be a disaster for community cohesion and make social selection much worse.

Primary schools run by the troubled Silver Birch Academy Trust have been accused of giving children answers to Sats exams.

Former Headteacher Suzanne Barham says she was ordered to cheat by the trust's chief executive, Patricia Davies

Sutton Trust report calls for a fairer admissions system

The Sutton Trust is calling for changes to the admissions process that include prioritising disadvantaged pupils where schools are oversubscribed.

Sir Michael Wilshaw calls for Birmingham LGBT rights lessons to be reinstated

The No Outsiders programme at five Birmingham schools stopped when parents said it was age-inappropriate and incompatible with Islam.

Survey shows two thirds of teachers support banning cars from outside schools

Environmental charity Sustrans polled 840 people in teaching roles across the UK.

£5 million Youth Performance Partnership programme announced

BRIT School, BBC North and Lowry Trust to partner with schools across the country

New report shows huge majority support Healthy Schools Rating Scheme

School Food Matters surveyed 1000 parents, governors and teachers to find out what they thought of the proposed Healthy Schools Rating Scheme (HSRS) and how it should be implemented

The Department for Education (DfE) has announced funding of £31.6 million to train more Educational Psychologists.

Five London primaries to take part in groundbreaking air quality project

The scheme will involve 250 pupils wearing specially adapted backpacks to and from school for a week

Simon Peyton Jones appointed chair of NCCE

Peyton Jones to lead the work of the National Centre for Computing Education as it attempts to improve the teaching of computing and drive up participation in computer science.

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