Plans to challenge the new annexe of the Weald of Kent grammar school have been put on hold.

Elizabeth Passmore, the outgoing chief schools adjudicator for England, has published a report containing her concerns regarding the school admissions system, claiming it ‘leaves parents in the dark and fails to serve children well’.

The upcoming year’s GCSE and A-Level examinations have been timetabled to take into account the Muslim religion’s month of fasting, Ramadan.

Anne Longfield, the children’s commissioner for England has called for all schools to provide counselling for pupils.

Sir David Carter has been appointed as the new National Schools Commissioner (NSC) by the Department for Education (DfE).

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to put education at the heart of the SNP’s election campaign ahead of the Scottish Parliament election in May.

School’s are free to prioritise religious teachings over atheism and humanism and should teach that the UK is a principally Christian country, according to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

Summer schools for disadvantaged pupils face closures as a result of having their funding withdrawn.

Pupil web use to be monitored to prevent radicalisation

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced that schools in England will begin monitoring their students’ internet use and implicate filters to prevent them from accessing harmful material such as radical content.

Home Schooling faces crackdown

Officials are set to review home-schooling amid fears that children may become radicalised by parents.

Teachers must be paid more and incentivised to move to areas with failing schools to improve social mobility, according to inequality tsar Alan Milburn.

The Department for Education has confirmed that the current regional schools commissioner for the south, Sir David Carter, will step up to the role of national commissioner.

Labour MP Frank Field has garnered cross party backing from more than 100 MPs for a Bill to automatically register children for free school meals if they are eligible.

Almost 9,500 signature have been gained in a petition to stop the scrapping of GSCE and A-level ICT qualifications.

Anyone found running an unregistered school in England is to face prosecution, with a possible prison sentence, according to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

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