The gap between poor pupils’ attainment at the end of primary school and the end of secondary has widened, according to research by the Social Mobility Commission.

The top performing comprehensive schools in England are continuing to be “highly socially selective”, new research shows.

Parents are finding it more difficult than ever to get their child into their first-choice secondary school, according to analysis of government data.

Forty-five per cent of adults between the ages of 20 and 35 working in STEM related roles believe that the subjects they studied in school are useless

Schools are set to have the chance to bid for a portion of a £415 million pot to fund new sports facilities.

Despite Welsh schools improving, teachers need more help from other staff, according to a new report.

Teachers are working more than 50 hours a week on average, according to research by the Department for Education.

A survey commissioned by charity Plan International UK showed that 71 per cent of respondents were in favour of educating pupils about “sexting”.

Every school in Scotland should have a counsellor to help teachers deal with the demands of the job, according to a survey carried out by a special needs teacher.

More than 80 per cent of schools have reported that asbestos is present in their building, research shows.

More than 729,000 teachers and education professionals have been regularly working for free, new research shows

Seven schools may have shorter days in a bid to save money following government cuts.

In the next two years, primary school pupils in their final year will have to sit a times tables check.

An event designed to meet the needs of the increasing numbers of academies and schools in the process of obtaining academy status, is set to take place next month.

Local authorities in Scotland are calling to take over control of teacher training as a lack of staff is believed to be affecting education in rural areas.

Restoring all schools to a satisfactory condition may cost billions, a report by the National Audit Office shows.

A maths exam for university applicants could help Britain compete in a post-Brexit world, according to a new report.

The government has consistently failed to hit recruitment targets as teacher shortages increase, a report shows.

A campaign asking for school term dates to be changed across the country to make holidays more affordable has been set up by a new travel company

The recruitment and retention crisis could become worse as a result of the widening pay gap between teaching and other professions, research shows.

Children are more likely to fall behind before they reach primary school if they do not have qualified early years teachers.

The education secretary, Justine Greening, has promised that qualified teacher status will not be scrapped following concerns it is easier to get into teaching.

A number of changes have been made by Ofqual to the way exams will be reviewed and appealed.

A joint letter by London Councils and Core Cities UK has urged the government to invest £335 million into education to avoid cuts.

Education has been named as less important than unemployment and housing, according to a poll by Ipsos Mori.

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