The population boom in the early 2000s means that the number of pupils in English secondary schools is projected to reach 3,267,000 in 2027, which 418,000 higher than it was in 2018.

Research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies has revealed that between 2009-10 and 2017-18, total school spending per pupil in England fell by about eight per cent in real terms, compared to about five per cent in Wales.

‘Flybraries’ will be on 296 aircrafts this summer, putting 17,500 children’s books into passenger seat pockets to help encourage children to read on their flight.

A Public Accounts Committe report finds that in its rush to convert large numbers of schools to academies, the DfE did not pay enough attention to scrutinising applicants sufficiently.

Pupils who were working below the level of the tests had not been included in the calculations

Interim SATs results have shown that sixty-four per cent of pupils achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths in this year’s key stage 2 SATs, up from 61 per cent last year.

Nine-in-ten primary school teachers said the SATs-based primary assessment system is detrimental to children’s well-being

120 pupils from 20 schools in Essex showcased their electric vehicle projects at Ford’s Dunton Technical Centre after taking part in the Primary Engineer programme with Ford.

The new organisation will support teachers and school leaders to develop in their profession

The LGA found that councils managed to turn around 75 per cent of inadequate schools over four years compared to 59 per cent of schools converted to a sponsor-led academy.

Utilitywise, Vodafone and Dell have collaborated to develop a new energy and building management platform to give schools more visibility and control over their energy use.

A report has found that professionals working with children often fail to spot the signs of neglect in older children as they are not as ‘obvious’ as in young children.

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