Almost half (49 per cent) of councils across the country are at risk of being unable to meet rising demand for secondary school places within the next five years, local government leaders have warned.

Exam watchdog Ofqual is planning to review rules regarding teachers writing and reviewing exam papers.

Statistics published by the Department for Education show that school admissions appeals have fallen by 2.3 per cent in comparison to last year.

Gemma Jones, national accounts manager for The Kraft Heinz Company

The Kraft Heinz Company has confirmed they are to sponsor the Lead Association for Catering in Education (LACA) National School Meals Week 2017.

Experts are calling on the government to introduce compulsory PSHE lessons in health and mental wellbeing to better protect pupils.

Teachers believe that schools should do more to help pupils develop communication and teamwork skills, new research shows.

Pupils in Year 7 make more progress in maths compared to English, new research shows.

A new law is set to be proposed calling for local authorities to make sure that free meals are provided for pupils who would go hungry during school holidays.

IT Exam results show widening gender gap

Number of female students studying either Computer Science or ICT falls by more than 7,000 in the past year.

Thousands of Essex school workers are expected to have not received their monthly pay today, 25 August, following an issue with the county council’s payroll system.

NHS data has revealed that more than 550 nurses have been lost since 2010, raising concerns over pupil safety.

The number of pupils entered in the reformed GCSE subjects of English language, English literature and maths have increased from last year.

Two-thirds of girls have received the highest grade of 9 in the new, tougher GCSEs.

The number of pupils entered for the combined science GCSE this year has fallen by 27.6 per cent.

English literature pass-rates have declined by 2.5 percentage points to 72 per cent, following new, tougher exams.

Changes to the new English Literature GCSE may be putting pupils off reading, research shows.

Eileen Milner has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

Funding for new schools in Scotland announced

A £28 million investment will be shared between four new schools in Scotland as part of the fifth phase of the £1.8 billion ‘Schools for the Future’ programme.

An investigation assessing whether the watchdog Ofsted inspects schools efficiently and effectively is being conducted by the National Audit Office (NAO).

 One in four parents move house to be in desired school catchment area

Twenty-four per cent of parents with school age children have either bought or rented a new property in order to obtain an address within their chosen school catchment area.

Researchers from the Education Policy Institute have said that England’s GCSE pass marks need to change in order to match achievement in Asia.

‘Pop-up’ exam helpline opened for pupils receiving GCSE results

An exam helpline is now open for worried teens and parents receiving GCSE exam results tomorrow, 24 August.

Changes to GCSEs could push boys further ahead in maths and close the gap with girls in English, Tes has reported.

Girls who take applied subjects like health and social care at GCSE may be facing educational disadvantage as a result, research shows.

Pupils who have been excluded can develop a range of disorders such as anxiety, depression and behavioural problems, a new study shows.

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