Amanda Spielman slams health and safety culture in schools

Ofsted Chief Inspector claims over cautious practices can be harmful, and prevent children being given the chance to develop “resilience and grit”.

A compulsory lengthened school day could affect the family life of pupils and increase pressure, Department for Education research has concluded.

Exam watchdog Ofqual has announced that it intends to withdraw its criteria for Key Skills qualifications following a detailed review.

The Exams Results Helpline has returned for August in order to help out pupils and families as exam results are soon to be released.

The most disadvantaged pupils in England are two years behind in learning by the time they sit their GCSE's, research shows.

A scholarship offering members of NASUWT the chance to “explore the American education system” has opened.

The governing body for Durand Academy Trust has come to the decision to close its boarding school, Tes has reported.

Eleven teaching posts in Dundee have still not been filled, two weeks before the start of the new term.

Schools with a mix of pupils from different ethnic and religious communities have less anxiety towards different backgrounds, government research has shown.

Breastfeeding should be added to the school curriculum to help end the stigma about feeding in public, doctors have said.

Exam boards will no longer publish grade boundaries the day before pupils receive their GCSE and A Level results because of concerns regarding the welfare of pupils.

Teachers' pay rises need to be ‘fully funded’

The ASCL has urged the government to ‘fully fund’ all pay rises in the education sector and remove the one per cent pay cap on teachers’ pay.