News links from 01.06.2020 – 13.07.2020

Press Releases and Statements

HMC highlights the efforts of schools to help others during the pandemic, (Ian Power, HMC General Secretary), 03.07.2020

HMC Blog

Pupils' mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown, (Richard Backhouse, The Berkhamsted Schools Group), 15.06.2020

HMC News

The Telegraph, Ofqual steps in as thousands of students miss out on expected IB Diploma grades, (Ian Power, HMC General Secretary), 12.07.2020. Also in the Financial Times (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Times, Time letters: Plan for full return to school in September, (Shaun Fenton, HMC Vice Chair, Reigate Grammar School), 04.07.2020

ISC blog, The New Normal? Never was, never will be, (Shaun Fenton, HMC Vice Chair, Reigate Grammar School), 24.06.2020

TES, Private schools hire marquees to allow pupils to return, (Shaun Fenton, HMC Vice Chair, Reigate Grammar School), 22.06.2020

The Telegraph, Private schools open to pupils with temperature checks and teachers in plastic visors in move to new 'normal', (Shaun Fenton, HMC Vice, Chair, Reigate Grammar School; The King’s School in Macclesfield, Eton College), 09.06.2020

School House Magazine, A message about the ordinary, (Shaun Fenton, HMC Vice Chair, Reigate Grammar School), 08.06.2020

Members’ News

The Times, School’s out (still): how to keep your child motivated, (Julia Harrington, Queen Anne's School, Caversham), 11.07.2020

BBC News, GCSE and A-level results 'could be affected by bias', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.07.2020

TES, Heads told to sanction pupils for coughing over others, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.07.2020

iNews, Gavin Williamson is tearing up the target of 50% of people going to university, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.07.2020.  Also in The Telegraph, The Times, Financial Times, BBC News, The Guardian and TES

TES, Exclusive: Warning that 40% of GCSE grades may change, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 08.07.2020

The Telegraph, Headteachers call for exams to be cut back next year amid fears of a mental health crisis for young people, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 07.07.2020.  Also in BBC News, iNews and The Guardian

TES, January return of Ofsted inspections ‘wrong’, say heads, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.07.2020

The Telegraph, Ofsted to visit schools from September but inspectors will not judge lockdown learning, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.07.2020. Also in The Daily Mail,

The Guardian, Teachers urge suspension of English school league tables in 2021, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 05.07.2020

The Sunday Times, Private schools could be shut over racism, 05.07.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers should be vigilant for signs of abuse when schools reopen, NSPCC says, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 04.07.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Williamson lays down law on full-time school return, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 03.07.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Heads fear there’s no Plan B for schools if Covid-19 spikes over summer, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Explained: the proposed changes to 2021 GCSE exams, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

TES, No Ofsted until January but tables may be back in 2021, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

inews, GCSEs and A-levels 2021: Exams start date could be delayed and changes made to assessment in some courses, Ofqual reveals, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

The Times, New School coronavirus rules are mind-boggling, say heads, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Explained: proposed changes to non-core GCSE exams for 2021, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, What do teachers make of the new 'back-to-school' guidelines?, (Mark Mortimer, Bryanston School), 02.07.2020

TES, Heads hit out over lack of cash for September opening, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

TES, 75% of teachers want more online learning training, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

TES, September school openings 'a mind-boggling challenge', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

TES, Maintaining social distance: zombies, bubbles and food, (Harrow International School Bangkok), 02.07.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: School safety means two cases and pupils go home, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

Financial Times, UK government lays out plan for full return to school in September, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

The Times, Teachers must plan for online lessons in case of more closures, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

TES, No Ofsted until January but tables may be back in 2021, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Schools are reopening in September - what does the guidance say?, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.07.2020

iNews, GCSEs: Schools fear being charged ‘hundreds of thousands of pounds’ for autumn exams, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.07.2020

The Guardian, Are private schools serious about tackling racism? I give them a D-, (Westminster School), 01.07.2020

The Telegraph, Will schools fully reopen in September – and how will they work?, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.07.2020

The Times, Pupils who dispute teacher rating can sit autumn exam, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.07.2020

BBC News, GCSE and A-level autumn exams offered in all subjects, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 30.06.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Autumn series grades to be based only on exams, Ofqual confirms, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 30.06.2020

The Telegraph, Children will be told to walk or cycle to school rather than take public transport, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 30.06.2020

BBC News, Penalty fines for missing school next term, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.06.2020. Also in The Metro, Sky News, The Guardian, iNews

The Telegraph, Even the oldest schools must keep pace with modern thinking – that means making our curriculum more diverse, (Tim Hands, Winchester College), 29.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Heads caution against fines for parents who keep children at home, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Headteachers may refuse to fine parents who keep children at home in September, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 28.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Test all pupils for coronavirus in school so they can return to classrooms, Tony Blair's think-tank urges Boris Johnson, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 28.06.2020

BBC News, PM Boris Johnson promising £1bn to rebuild crumbling schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 28.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Private schools accuse ministers of 'ignoring' their offers to provide summer catch-up courses for local children in letter to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, (Adam Pettitt, Highgate School; Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC, King's College School Wimbledon, The Bury Grammar Schools), 28.06.2020

Schools Week, Some assessment could be moved to earlier in 2021, suggests heads’ union, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 27.06.2020

The Guardian, Sevenoaks school rewrites predicted grades policy, (Sevenoaks School), 26.06.2020

The Times, Eton pledges to ‘decolonise’ its teaching after parents’ appeal, (Simon Henderson, Eton College), 26.06.2020. Also in The Daily Mail

Evening Standard, London heads welcome ‘double bubble’ plan to help all children return to school, (Vicky Bingham, South Hampstead High School), 25.06.2020

BBC News, Reception assessments delayed amid school disruption, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 25.06.2020

The Telegraph, Government scraps reception baseline tests in olive branch to unions ahead of schools reopening, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 25.06.2020

The Telegraph, Police called in to investigate allegations of racism at leading boys’ school, (Loughborough Grammar School), 25.06.2020

TES, How do I become a housemistress or housemaster?, (Leo Winkley, Shrewsbury School), 25.06.2020

Schools Week, Schools can afford Covid reopening costs from existing budgets, DfE insists, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 24.06.2020

TES, Exclusive: £650m catch-up cash not targeted at poor, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 24.06.2020

The Telegraph, Schools to scrap social distancing in September, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 24.06.2020

ITV News, Loughborough Grammar School for boys issues apology after allegations of racism, (Loughborough Grammar School), 24.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: 1.1m pupils have returned to school, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 24.06.2020

The Guardian, Top private school asks teachers to exaggerate exam predictions, (Sevenoaks School; Dr Katy Ricks, King Edward’s School Birmingham), 24.06.2020

TES, Extra funds for 3,000 new teachers due to Covid crisis, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 23.06.2020

Attain Magazine, The problem of worry, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 23.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'Pure fantasy' to say all children will be back at school in September, headteachers warn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 23.06.2020

The Telegraph, How the new one-metre distancing rule will affect schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 23.06.2020

The Telegraph, Eton headmaster apologises for racism experienced by first black student, (Simon Henderson, Eton College), 23.06.2020. Also in The Metro, The Daily Mail, BBC News, The Courier

The Daily Mail, Eton College apologises to Nigerian author banned from going back to the £42,000-a-year private school after his book detailed appalling racism he suffered as first black student to complete his studies there, (Simon Henderson, Eton College; Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 23.06.2020. Also in BBC News,  Sky news, ITV News, The Daily Mail, The Independent, LBC News

The Metro, Twelve Oxford colleges accepted five or fewer black students in past three years, (Simon Henderson, Eton College), 23.06.2020

The Courier, Fee-paying schools prepare for full reopening in August, (Lise Hudson, High School of Dundee), 23.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'Unfathomable' lack of schooling likely to breach Scottish children's rights, says government adviser, (John Edward, Director of the Scottish Council of Independent Schools), 22.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Letters to the Editor: Those who can’t, run teaching unions, (Mark Mortimer, Bryanston School), 21.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Back to school: ‘Teachers should curtail holiday’ for September start, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 21.06.2020

The Sunday Post, Private schools prepare to reopen fully in August, piling pressure on ministers to deliver more classrooms, (John Edward, Director of the Scottish Council of Independent Schools; Dr Michael Alderson, Glenalmond College, Johanna Urquhart, Lomond School, Helen Harrison, Fettes College, 21.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Class divide as private schools plan full return, (Glenalmond College; Lomond School, The Glasgow Academy, Fettes College, John Edward Scottish Council of Independent Schools), 20.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: double bubble could get all pupils back to school, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 20.06.2020

The Telegraph, Top private schools plan to ‘decolonise’ syllabuses and reconsider cultures, (Patrick Derham, Westminster School; Winchester College, Fettes College, St Paul’s Girls School, Gordonstoun), 20.06.2020. Also in The Daily Mail

The Telegraph, Exclusive: Private school unveils its own track and trace system, (Dr Richard Maloney, Uppingham School), 19.06.2020

The Guardian, 'It’s a basic equality issue': home learning gap between state and private schools, (Martin Boulton, Manchester Grammar School), 19.06.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: School Resilience, (Alistair Tighe, Wells Cathedral School), 19.06.2020

The Times, ‘National tutor’ scheme to help struggling pupils in England, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 19.06.2020

The Telegraph, Extra £1bn for children to 'catch-up' on learning, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 19.06.2020. Also in BBC News

BBC News, Norwich School hit by racism allegations in letter, (Steffan Griffths, Norwich School),  18.06.2020 Also in The Daily Mail

iNews, GCSE and A-level exams 2020: Millions of proposed grades set to be cut down after ‘generous’ predictions by teachers, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL, 18.06.2020

ITV News, Top private school in Norfolk accused by more than 200 pupils of racism, (Steffan Griffiths, Norwich School), 18.06.2020

TES, Why we must scrap GCSEs: 4 ways to form a better system, (Sarah Fletcher, St Paul’s Girls’ School), 18.06.2020

Independent Schools Magazine, Re-opening schools: Promoting safety and well-being, (Jeremy Quartermain, Rossall School), 18.06.2020, P.14

Independent Schools Magazine, Re-opening schools: Full-time return in August, (Lomond School), 18.06.2020, P.14

The Times, Schools and coronavirus: how to bring pupils back safely, (David Goodhew, Latymer Upper School; Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 18.06.2020

TES, More grade queries likely on results day, say heads, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 17.06.20202

The Guardian, Government to fund private tutors for English schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 17.06.2020

The Telegraph, Private schools offer to open up classrooms to state educated children for 'catch-up' lessons this summer, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 17.06.2020

DfE News, Speculation around independent schools reopening, 17.06.2020

The Times, Teachers’ unions accused of pushing view that schools are coronavirus death traps, 18.06.2020

TES, 'Coronavirus has made educators think more globally', (Ian Munro, Dollar Academy), 17.06.2020

TES, Private school grounds offered for summer catch-up, (Jo Anderson, The Bury Grammar Schools, Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC, King's College School Wimbledon), 17.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Private schools set to offer buildings and grounds for summer catch-up courses, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC; Jo Andreson, The Bury Grammar Schools, King’s College School Wimbledon), 17.06.2020. Also in Sky News

The Daily Mail, Letter signed by 1,500 paediatricians demands Boris Johnson publish a clear plan for getting children back to school before generation of pupils are left 'scarred for life', (Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC), 17.06.2020

The Telegraph, Exclusive: Private schools set to ignore Government and open in September 'come what may', 16.06.2020 Also in The Daily Mail (Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC)

TES, Heads can't see catch-up happening in summer holidays, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.06.2020

The Courier, Private schools enjoy ‘huge spike’ in interest from exam-age pupils as concerns grow over Scottish Government plans, (Lise Hudson, High School of Dundee; Gordonstoun, Glenalmond College), 16.06.2020

The Telegraph, Why I wrote an open letter to my old private school asking them to decolonise their curriculum – and why all private schools should follow, (David Goodhew, Latymer Upper School, Uppingham School, Godolphin & Latymer School, Emanuel School, St Paul’s School, Francis Holland School, James Allen’s Girls’ School, Westminster School), 16.06.2020

Schools Week, Primaries can use spare space in local secondaries to get more pupils back, but no village halls, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.06.2020

The Times, Boarding schools are still thriving under coronavirus, Rugby insists, (Peter Green, Rugby School, Radley College, Shrewsbury School), 16.06.2020

The Times, Teachers are marking GCSEs and A levels ‘too generously’, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.06.2020

The Telegraph, Marcus Rashford fights on after Boris Johnson rejects plea for U-turn over holiday school meal vouchers, 16.06.2020 Also in The Times

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: parents rush to private schools, (The Glasgow Academy, Glenalmond College, Gordonstoun), 16.06.2020

The Telegraph, Sturgeon in U-turn over schools reopening after revolt from parents, (John Edward, SCIS; Fettes College), 15.06.2020

The Telegraph, Pupils to be invited back to school before summer break– but just for one day, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.06.2020

ITV News, Schools will struggle to host exams in autumn, heads warn, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 15.06.2020

Schools Week, Pressure mounts on ministers as study shows fifth of pupils do no schoolwork at home, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Former pupils reveal racist jibes at Britain’s top private schools, (City of London School; Felicia Kirk, St Mary’s Calne, James Allen’s Girls’ School, Westminster School, Eton, Cheltenham Ladies’ College, Winchester College), 14.06.2020

The Guardian, Top public school accused of 'toxic culture of racism' among pupils, (Patrick Derham, Westminster School), 14.06.2020. Also in The Daily Mail

The Guardian, School leaders in England warn over ongoing coronavirus disruption, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.06.2020

Evening Standard, Bristol private school named after slave trader Edward Colston considering change, (Colston’s School), 14.06.2020

The Times, Camps for pupils aim to give parents a summer break, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.06.2020

The Guardian, Prime minister is risking basic right to an education, says children’s tsar, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.06.2020

iNews, Private schools with spacious sites urged to share space with cramped state schools, (Stamford Endowed Schools), 12.06.2020

Evening Standard, Alumni of top London private schools call on bosses to ‘teach about white privilege’ and ‘decolonise the canon’, (Gary Savage, Alleyn's School; Emma McKendrick, Downe House School, Harrow School, Westminster School, University College School, St Paul’s Girls' School, Eton College, Cheltenham Ladies College, Winchester College), 12.06.2020

The Telegraph, Letters: Schools could have more pupils back if the Government let them decide, (Mark Waldron, Ryde School), 12.06.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Over 1 in 10 secondary schools set to defy government’s June 15 reopening plan, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.06.2020

TES, State and private schools in 'movement' to scrap GCSEs, (Sarah Fletcher, St Paul's Girls' School; Magnus Bashaarat, Bedales School, Latymer Upper School, Eton College), 11.06.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: Need for schooling, (Richard Cairns, Brighton College), 11.06.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus outbreaks in schools remain static in first week of reopening, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.06.2020

The Sun, Ex-pupils of Edward Colston school blast headteacher for ‘defending’ it being named after slave trader, (Jeremy McCullough, Colston’s School), 11.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'If I could open tomorrow for them, I would'. A tale of two headteachers – private vs state, (Jane Lunnon, Wimbledon High School), 11.06.2020

TES, Secondary school rotas 'likely' in September, say heads, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.06.2020

Bolton News, Black Lives Matter: Calls to widen curriculum at Bolton School to 'tackle casual and systemic racism”, (Philip Britton, Bolton School), 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, When will secondary schools reopen, and is it safe to send my child back to primary school?, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 10.06.2020

Bolton News, Black Lives Matter: Calls to widen curriculum at Bolton School to 'tackle casual and systemic racism”, (Philip Britton, Bolton School), 10.06.2020

Leicestershire Live, Loughborough Grammar School racist bullying accusations being investigated by police, (Loughborough Grammar School), 10.06.2020

Birmingham Live, King Edward VI grammar students calling for Black History in new curriculum to help tackle racism issues, 09.06.2020

The Telegraph, The private schools getting top marks in lockdown, (Magnus Bashaarat, Bedales School; Jay Piggot, Epsom College, Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC, Eton College, Reigate Grammar School), 09.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Plan to open primary schools for all year groups is dropped, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.06.2020

The Times, Carers of disabled children face lockdown hell, (Mike Windsor, Abingdon School), 09.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Schools could remain SHUT beyond September: Government DROPS 'undeliverable' plan to get all children back straight after summer - as 20,000 pupils and staff will be given swab and blood tests to see how Covid spreads in the classroom, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.06.2020

B24/7, Colston’s School ‘To look again’ at name change, 08.06.2020

TES, GCSEs: Open-book exams and reduced content for 2021?, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL, 08.06.2020

iNews, Black Lives Matter: Top private schools urged to ‘decolonise’ their curriculums, (Andrew Halls, King’s College School, Wimbledon; Malvern College), 08.06.2020

The Telegraph, Harrow pushes ahead on China expansion despite pandemic as private schools look to shore up finances, (Harrow School), 08.06.2020

The Times, Infection rate keeps schools in northwest shut, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 08.06.2020

The Sunday Times, When will all schools reopen? GCSEs and A-levels face further disruption as chaos set to stretch into 2021, (Andrew Halls, King’s College School Wimbledon; Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 07.06.2020

The Mirror, GCSE and A-Level students face months of misery among delays over coronavirus, (Andrew Halls, King’s College School Wimbledon), 07.06.2020

The Mirror, Secondary schools might not fully reopen until January - exams could be delayed again, (Andrew Halls, King’s College School Wimbledon), 07.06.2020. Also in The Daily Mail

The Telegraph, Last remaining girls’ boarding school to introduce day pupils as they acknowledge 'family life has evolved', (Samantha Price, Benenden School), 06.06.2020

The Telegraph, Headteachers back calls to make English GCSE syllabus more diverse, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.06.2020

The Telegraph, 30 private schools preparing to close due to Covid-19, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 06.06.2020

The Telegraph, Schools face legal claims from disgruntled students over predicted A-level and GCSE grades, lawyers warn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 05.06.2020

TES, Cost of fees 'may mean more private school closures', (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 05.06.2020

TES, Revealed: Schools leaving the Teachers' Pension Scheme, (Various HMC schools), 04.06.2020

The Telegraph, Is it safe to send my child back to primary school, and when will secondary schools reopen?, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 04.06.2020

Independent Education Today, Boarding schools introduce new safety measures for returning pupils, (Richard Marshall, Ashville College), 02.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Only a third of children are expected to return to nurseries across England when they reopen from this week - with up to 71% of companies facing possible closure due to loss of demand, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.06.2020

TES, Black pupils warn of n-word abuse in UK private schools, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 02.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Seven members of staff from a single primary school test positive for coronavirus as thousands of pupils return to classrooms today, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.06.2020

The Telegraph, Plans to have every primary pupil back at school by the end of the June is 'under review', Government says, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.06.2020

The Telegraph, Plans to have every primary pupil back at school by the end of the June is 'under review', Government says, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Primary schools back but mixed picture on turn-out, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.06.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: 50% oppose back-to-school plans as trust in government slumps, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.06.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Government looking at summer camps to help children catch-up after lockdown, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.06.2020

The Telegraph, Up to 550,000 children stuck at home as councils across country defy ministers and tell schools not to open, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.06.2020

The Times, A week at Eton (virtually): taking classes at the school’s online portal, (Eton College), 01.06.2020

Independent School Parent Magazine, Open Letter to Independent School Parent Magazine’s Readers, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 01.06.2020

Other articles of interest

The Telegraph, Almost 10m children may never return to school following the pandemic, charity warns, 13.07.2020

The Guardian, Gender gap in children's reading grew in UK lockdown – survey, 13.07.2020

The Guardian, Black British history: the row over the school curriculum in England, 13.07.2020

TES, Why September interventions may do more harm than good, 12.07.2020

The Sunday Times, MSPs on Holyrood education committee ask for clarity on schools reopening, 12.07.2020

Schools Week, How performing arts schools are adapting to coronavirus rules, 12.07.2020

TES, 5 ways to avoid fines and get pupils back to school, 12.07.2020

TES, Why pupils will need boundaries not hugs in September, 12.07.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2020: Dates for back-up exams in October and November and how they will work, 12.07.2020

The Telegraph, Private schools see a surge of interest as parents look for more structured learning, 12.07.2020

The Times, New house or better A levels? The private school dilemma, 11.07.2020

TES, Meritocracy is a myth - but education can open doors, 11.07.2020

The Telegraph, Illegal schools are leaving thousands of pupils 'languishing', warns Ofsted chief, 11.07.2020

The Telegraph, The insidious march of critical race theory in schools may be breaking the law, 11.07.2020

TES, Want to see what a school's really like? Don't visit, 11.06.2020

The Critic, Transforming the elite, 10.07.2020

The Telegraph, 'Sharp-elbowed’ parents will be winners of this summer's exam appeals system, say MPs, 10.07.2020

BBC News, 'Final year like no other' PM tells school leavers, 10.07.2020. Also in The Evening Standard

Financial Times, Students and teachers hit at International Baccalaureate grading, (FT Premium access required to view content), 10.07.2020

Schools Week, Grading system ‘flies in the face’ of promises pupils won’t lose out, 10.07.2020

TES, Exclusive: DfE fail means remote learning bill for poor, 10.07.2020

The Guardian, Welsh minister: all pupils will be at school in September, 09.07.2020

TES, More Covid cases in education settings than care homes, 09.07.2020

TES, Exclusive: IB grading being investigated by watchdog, 09.07.2020

The Telegraph, Schools should update behaviour policies to include Covid-related offences such as 'purposefully coughing on someone', 09.07.2020

The Telegraph, Private schools had an opportunity to help less fortunate kids this year, but they've so far failed, 09.07.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A levels 2020: Dates for back-up autumn exams in England released, 09.07.2020

TES, Replace 'incoherent' school opening plans, DfE told, 09.07.2020

TES, Why A-level results are like Liverpool's League victory, 09.07.2020

TES, Grow your own: are tomorrow's teachers in your school?, 09.07.2020

TES, Pandemic having no impact ‘so far’ on widening access, 09.07.2020

TES, Back to school: How to support children's mental health, 09.07.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Teachers need ‘urgent clarification’ before schools fully reopen, union says, 09.07.2020

The Telegraph, Predicted grades awarded this summer will be 'dodgy', private school chief warns, (Barnaby Lenon, ISC Chair), 09.07.2020. Also in The Daily Mail

The Guardian, UK universities receive record number of applications in lockdown, 09.07.2020. Also in iNews

The Independent, Student nursing applications surge 15 per cent in a year, 09.07.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: Importance of Music Education, 09.07.2020

The Telegraph, Children who have a 'harmonious' relationship with their parents do better in maths, study finds, 09.07.2020

Schools Week, Careers education must be part of our recovery programme, 08.07.2020

Schools Week, Extra £101 million for school and college leavers to return for a third year, 08.07.2020

Schools Week, Schools to get energy-efficiency grants from £1bn fund, 08.07.2020

The Telegraph, Government to pay wages of young people for six months under new 'kickstart' scheme, 08.07.2020. Also in Financial Times

TES, We need to act now to make sure GCSE grades are fair, 08.07.2020

The Telegraph, New College of the Humanities launches investigation into alleged 'toxic culture', 08.07.2020

The Telegraph, Boys have done less school work during lockdown than girls, study finds, 08.07.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in France: inflated Baccalauréat results are test of reforms, 08.07.2020

The Times, Scholarships not just for black teens, says founder Ric Lewis, 08.07.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: One in four parents to keep children at home, 08.07.2020

The Times, Poor foreign language skills costing the economy billions, 08.07.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Home-schooling has been hell, say parents, 08.07.2020

The Telegraph, Meet the parents who are planning to carry on homeschooling their children from September, 07.07.2020

Schools Week, Attendance rates continue to rise as proportion of reopened schools flatlines, 07.07.2020

Schools Week, Pearson considering using markers to be part of national tutoring programme, 07.07.2020

TES, MPs want probe into 'lack of school work' in lockdown, 07.07.2020

TES, Thousands of Scottish teachers ‘desperate for work', 07.07.2020

TES, IB results 'scandal': Students demand new grades, 07.07.2020

TES, GCSE and A levels: 68 security breaches and 71 errors, 07.07.2020

The Guardian, This year, GCSE and A-level results depend on teachers being unbiased. That's the real test, 07.07.2020

Financial Times, Demand grows for black history in the British curriculum, (FT Premium access required to view content), 07.07.2020

TES, ‘Digitally excluded’ to get laptops before new term, 07.07.2020

The Courier, ‘A shameful picture’: First Minister says government still to identify which pupils require ‘unused’ laptops, 07.07.2020

The Express, Nicola Sturgeon shamed: 600 Scottish schools not inspected for a decade or more, 07.07.2020

The Daily Mail, Boys are TWICE as likely as girls to be bullied about their sexual orientation, study finds, 07.07.2020

The Times, New schools, not just new buildings, are needed to raise education standards, 07.07.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: not a single child given one of 25,000 lockdown laptops, 07.07.2020

TES, Swinney: 'A strong argument for reforming exams’, 06.07.2020

The Daily Mail, Most children in Covid-19 shielding scheme will NOT need to stay home from the end of July because the virus doesn't affect youngsters as badly, health officials confirm, 06.07.2020

TES, IB results day 2020: Average score up to four-year high, 06.07.2020

TES, IB results: Unhappy schools want more transparency, 06.07.2020

The Independent, Hundreds of schools still waiting for new buildings a decade after Gove axed rebuilding scheme, 05.07.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: Selective Sixth Forms, (James Handcombe, Principal, Harris Westminster Sixth Form), 07.07.2020

Financial Times, What should I consider, alongside costs, when choosing a school?, 07.07.2020

The Telegraph, 120,000 teenagers at risk of never returning to full-time education, Children’s Commissioner warns, 07.07.2020

Financial Times, Demand grows for black history in the British curriculum, (FT Premium access required to view content), 07.07.2020

The Telegraph, Ofsted gives schools green light to cut back curriculum but warns this should not be out of 'convenience', 06.07.2020

The Telegraph, Drama helped me thrive at school. We must not let Covid kill off 'soft' subjects, 06.07.2020

The Telegraph, Why home school has been a blessing for many teenage boys, 06.07.2020

BBC News, Teacher training target in Wales missed for fifth year, 06.07.2020

The Courier, Thousands of laptops bought for vulnerable schoolchildren remain in storage, 06.07.2020

TES, Remote teaching: how to build relationships, 06.07.2020

TES, 'Trust me as a teacher - respect me as a black man', 06.07.2020

TES, Spielman: Dropping a GCSE 'may make sense' for some, 06.07.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: 13 UK universities 'could go bust without bailout', 06.07.2020

The Telegraph, Big Tech companies have got universities in their sights, 06.07.2020

The Telegraph, Thirteen universities face bankruptcy without Government bailout, IFS analysis finds, 06.07.2020

The Times, Government trying to shrink the university sector, says Jo Johnson, 06.07.2020

The Times, Pupils shun extra wellbeing lessons, 06.07.2020

TES, Ex private school inspection chief to be Ofsted chair, 05.07.2020

The Sunday Times, Schools reopening: pupils may sit only five GCSEs as state classes play catch-up, 05.07.2020. Also in The Daily Mail

The Sunday Telegraph, Exclusive: Government guarantees £320 million of funding for primary school PE, 05.07.2020

iNews, Reform national curriculum so children learn more about black history and British Empire, Lib Dems say, 05.07.2020

The Telegraph, Children are the hidden victims of the coronavirus pandemic, 05.07.2020

The Telegraph, University deferrals behind surge in young people training to teach English abroad, 04.07.2020

The Daily Mail, EXPOSED: The state school teachers who are moonlighting as tutors charging £95 an hour over Zoom - while their pupils are stuck at home missing out on education, 04.07.2020

TES, Boarding schools offering quarantine to overseas pupils, 03.07.2020

The Telegraph, Students in the middle of their class could suffer under coronavirus grading system, Royal Statistical Society warns, 03.07.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: ‘Bubbles’ plan ‘unworkable’ because of inevitable mixing on buses and public transport, think-tank warns, 03.07.2020

TES, 'Pupil anger over social injustices must be harnessed', 03.07.2020

The Telegraph, Year group bubbles 'unworkable' as more than one million pupils use public transport to get to school, 03.07.2020

The Telegraph, Students in the middle of their class could suffer under coronavirus grading system, Royal Statistical Society warns, 03.07.2020

The Telegraph, Universities may have to provide catch up classes for students who cannot speak foreign languages, 03.07.2020

BBC News, Black Lives Matter: My identity crisis over history lessons, 03.07.2020

The Telegraph, Calls to teach Countryside Code in schools as lockdown brings rise in vandalism, 03.07.2020

The Guardian, University admissions overhaul looks set to fail, 03.07.2020

The Daily Mail, Public school pupils take more drugs and start drinking at a younger age than those at state schools, study claims, 03.07.2020

The Economist, Changing history teaching, (The Economist subscription needed to view content), July 4th 2020 edition

The Times, Schools must reopen to end this educational ice age, 03.07.2020

inews, Universities banned from making ‘strings attached’ unconditional offers until September 2021, 03.07.2020.   Also in TES

The Telegraph, Royal Shakespeare Company will tackle privilege and microaggression from audiences, 03.07.2020

Financial Times, What happens when your GCSEs are cancelled, 03.07.2020

The Telegraph, Dear Parents, as a school teacher, I want to say thank you – and sorry, 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Speaking tests scrapped for GCSE French in pared-back exams, 02.07.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: When will schools reopen?, 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Parents can be fined for not returning children to school in September, official guidance says, 02.07.2020

Financial Times, UK government lays out plan for full return to school in September, 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Child activity levels plunging, warn schools, as PE funding campaign gathers pace, 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Specialists warn of huge rise in child abuse during coronavirus lockdown, 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Children's futures are threatened by adult error, 02.07.2020

TES, 11 questions about the September school return guidance, 02.07.2020

TES, Scrapping of geography GCSE fieldwork 'ham-fisted', 02.07.2020

TES, Back to school transport rules tough for rural schools, 02.07.2020

TES, Advisers support scrapping of 2m distancing for pupils, 02.07.2020

TES, 'It's time for all schools to head outdoors', 02.07.2020

TES, Timetabling bubbles: FAQs from the government guidance, 02.07.2020

TES, Williamson: Leicester spike 'not caused by schools', 02.07.2020

TES, EYFS: No bubbles rule vital, but huge concerns remain, 02.07.2020

TES, Back to school: How will 'bubbles' work from September?, 02.07.2020

TES, September schools reopening: a guide to Test and Trace, 02.07.2020

TES, Full GCSEs in most subjects 'unrealistic' next year, 02.07.2020

TES, 'Shape' subjects crucial for meaningful catch-up effort, 02.07.2020

TES, 'Fines for pupil absences in September? It's immoral', 02.07.2020

TES, School choirs banned, large assemblies to be avoided, 02.07.2020

TES, 8 return-to-school rules for autumn you may have missed, 02.07.2020

TES, School closures: 5 changes teachers want to keep, 02.07.2020

TES, Teachers react angrily to call for longer school hours, 02.07.2020

TES, School Covid outbreaks won’t ‘generally’ mean closures, 02.07.2020

TES, Ofqual proposes late GCSE start date for 2021, 02.07.2020

inews, Schools guidance: The DfE information for primary and secondary schools reopening in September, explained, 02.07.2020

inews, Schools reopening: ‘Whole year’ bubbles for secondary schools and mobile testing units to get all pupils back in September, 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Revealed: The new coronavirus guidelines for schools to open in September, 02.07.2020

The Times, Schools keep special needs pupils away with ‘excuses’, 02.07.2020

The Times, Less wealthy students lured by university courses with no prospects, 02.07.2020

The Telegraph, Schools turn down pupils 'unprepared' for reception because of coronavirus lockdown, 02.07.2020

Schools Week, Ofqual reveals proposals for exams in 2021, 02.04.2020

The Telegraph, How lockdown closed the gender fitness gap among children, 01.07.2020

BBC News, 'Utter abandonment' of special needs families during lockdown, 01.07.2020

The Guardian, Nursery closures 'hugely damaging' to young, warns charity, 01.07.2020

Schools Week, Summer clubs given go-ahead to run in schools – but group singing discouraged, 01.07.2020

Schools Week, Heads’ faith in A-levels slumps, 01.07.2020

TES, Less than 2 in 5 people think GCSE marking is accurate, 01.07.2020

BBC News, 'Dumbed down' courses 'take advantage' of students, 01.07.2020

The Telegraph, Schools face closure if just two pupils get coronavirus, new guidelines reveal, 01.07.2020

The Guardian, Leicester infection rise driven by under-19s and workers, says PHE, 01.07.2020

TES, DfE misses free laptops target by nearly 30,000, 01.07.2020

TES, Private schools offer summer catch-up to 'all' pupils, 01.07.2020

TES, 1 in 4 people support use of AI in GCSE marking, 01.07.2020

The Daily Mail, SUSANNA REID: The way pupils like my boys have been abandoned is so shameful, 01.07.2020

The Telegraph, My son may only be two, but the race is on to plan his route to public school, 01.07.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Pupils face being marked down with no explanation, 01.07.2020

Schools Week, Exam boards to investigate claims of ‘bias’ in teacher-assessed grades, 30.06.2020

The Telegraph, Focus on English and maths risks creating 'cultural apartheid', warns social mobility expert, 30.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'Unusually high' coronavirus rate in children caused Leicester lockdown, Matt Hancock says, 30.06.2020

TES, Leicester lockdown ‘proves schools transmit virus’, 30.06.2020

Schools Week, Three in four secondary schools reopen to more pupils, 30.06.2020

The Times, Oxford University to interview candidates online, 30.06.2020

inews, Michael Gove criticised for dropping the Windrush generation from curriculum, 30.06.2020

The Telegraph, Students can appeal GCSE and A-levels if they believe they were victims of discrimination, under Ofqual plans, 30.06.2020

The Guardian, Calls to restart fruit and vegetable scheme in English schools, 30.06.2020

The Telegraph, Oxbridge candidates will not have face-to-face interviews this year, as universities move them online, 30.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'Niche' transgender ideology 'corrosive' to society, says report, 30.06.2020

TES, 6 things the Covid-19 crisis has taught us about edtech, 30.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Stop childhood being disrupted - charities, 30.06.2020

The Times, Entire school year must isolate if one pupil tests positive for coronavirus, 30.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Leicester lockdown tightened as cases rise, 30.06.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: New school buildings, 30.06.2020

TES, Grade inflation tragedy if teacher judgement undermined, 30.06.2020

Huffpost, Exclusive: What Schools Will Be Told To Do In September So All Pupils Can Return, 29.06.2020

TES, DfE 'puts full attendance above teacher safety rotas', 29.06.2020

TES, Ministers 'asleep at the wheel' on school openings, 29.06.2020

TES, Ofsted school inspections cancelled for another month, 29.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Pupils in Wales return to school after three months, 29.06.2020

TES, ‘It won’t be straight back to full-time school’, 29.06.2020

The Guardian, Wales welcomes tens of thousands of pupils back to classrooms, 29.06.2020

BBC News, Back-to-school safety plans for autumn leaked, 29.06.2020

Financial Times, School closures force parents to choose between family and work, 29.06.2020, (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Telegraph, Schools may cut curriculum to focus on maths and English for a year, 29.06.2020. Also in Financial Times (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Times, Boris Johnson pledges a decade of spending on schools, 29.06.2020

Schools Week, Gavin Williamson promises ‘detailed’ plan to get all pupils back in September ‘by end of week’, 29.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Schools should go back in AUGUST and have lessons on Saturdays to make up for lost time, campaigners urge amid fears of 'social catastrophe', 28.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Schools should carry out mass testing to hasten return of all pupils, says Institute for Global Change, 28.06.2020

Schools Week, Dame Alison Peacock: Don’t ‘guilt trip’ teachers into working over summer, 28.06.2020

TES, GCSEs: How will 2021 look for Year 11s?, 28.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Risk of measles outbreak after children miss vaccinations during lockdown, experts warn, 28.06.2020

The Sunday Express, There's a plot to end school uniforms - this is why that's wrong, writes ANDREW LEWER, 28.06.2020

The Guardian, Free school meals scheme 'hard to use', say parents and heads, 28.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Boris Johnson to pledge £1.5bn for post-lockdown school building blitz, 28.06.2020

Financial Times, School closures force parents to choose between family and work, (FT Premium access required to view content), 28.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Lawrence Dallaglio bangs the drum for school sport as he urges the Government to keep PE on the curriculum, 28.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Britain’s childhood obesity crisis made worse by lockdown, 28.06.2020

The Daily Mail, School closures mean a generation is being cast adrift on a tide of unfulfilled dreams, says former St Paul's headmistress CLARISSA FARR, 28.06.2020

The Telegraph, Inside story: as schools stay shut, is a generation being lost to lockdown?, 27.06.2020

BBC News, Labour party: Kate Green appointed as shadow education secretary, 27.06.2020. Also in The Telegraph

The Telegraph, Private schools offer state pupils summer catch-up sessions, 27.06.2020

Financial Times, Back to school plans set up for failure, unions warn, (FT Premium access required to view content) 27.06.2020

The Times, High-flyers’ children feel more stressed at university, 27.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Boris Johnson says he WILL make it compulsory for parents to send children of all ages back to school in September, 27.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Secondary schools might not be able to fully reopen in September, 27.06.2020

The Telegraph, Gavin Williamson pledges to end 'softly, softly” approach to dealing with the teaching unions, 26.06.2020

The Times, Face the front and pay attention when schools reopen, Gavin Williamson orders children, 26.06.2020

The Times, Pandemic promises to be unlikely saviour of ailing private schools, 26.06.2020

TES, 'Schools can learn from each other to keep staff happy', 25.06.2020

TES, 'Ofqual's A-level plans could dash my university hopes', 25.06.2020

The Guardian, Class bubbles and other troubles in education, 25.06.2020

The Telegraph, NHS treatment delays linked to more child deaths than coronavirus, 25.06.2020

TES, Secondary school class sizes up to biggest in 19 years, 25.06.2020

The Telegraph, Why boarding school applications could be set to rise due to the Covid crisis, 25.06.2020

TES, Bullying worse in private schools, new research shows, 25.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: ‘Whole class’ bubbles to get all children back in school, 25.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Just one in four parents are aware of controversial new curriculum for under-11s that emphasises transgender rights, survey finds, 25.06.2020

The Critic, Decolonising the curriculum: Public schools are joining the culture war, 25.06.2020

The Telegraph, Britain's top sporting figures urge Government to guarantee £320m funding for primary school PE, 25.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘putting politics before classroom safety’, 25.06.2020

The Independent, Schools may ditch social distancing in September, reports say, 25.06.2020

Schools Week, DfE ‘rewriting history’ over claims schools have never had to keep pupils 2-metres apart, 24.06.2020

TES, International schools face double hit from Covid-19, 24.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'We are terrified there will be a lost generation who cannot swim' — one in 10 British pools at risk of permanent closure, 24.06.2020

The Telegraph, School outbreaks could lead to 'local lockdowns' as testing set to be rolled out to staff and pupils, 24.06.2020

The Telegraph, It’s all over for the Government if schools fail to reopen in September, 24.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Lack of internet leaving students behind, 24.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Union demands screens to protect teachers in class, 24.06.2020

Schools Week, Year 10 attendance reaches just 16% in first week of phased return, 23.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Scottish schools aim to reopen full-time in August, 23.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: GCSEs and A levels to ‘start a month late in 2021’, 23.06.2020

The Guardian, Ministerial role needed to fix unequal education system, say MPs, 23.06.2020

Schools Week, Oak academy will create 10,000 lessons for next year with £4.3m DfE funding, 23.06.2020

The Guardian, Three ways for UK schools to improve their race relations now, 23.06.2020

The Guardian, BAME students make up one-fifth of new Oxford undergraduates, 23.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Children 'developing post-traumatic stress' from pandemic, 22.06.2020

The Telegraph, Doctors urge Government to 'unlock childhood' amid fears home-schooling is doing more harm than coronavirus, 22.06.2020

The Telegraph, GCSEs and A-levels in 2021 could be delayed, Education Secretary says, 22.06.2020

BBC News, GCSEs and A-levels likely to be later next summer, 22.06.2020

The Telegraph, Truancy could rise in wake of school closures, Oxford study says, 22.06.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers demanding inset days means that school summer terms could be cut short, it emerges, 22.06.2020

The Telegraph, Young people most likely to feel bored and lonely during coronavirus pandemic, ONS figures show, 22.06.2020

The Telegraph, Exclusive: Government warned of 'catastrophic and long-lasting' damage to children if PE funding cut, 22.06.2020

Schools Week, What does reopening look like across our school system?, 22.06.2020

The Herald, Letters: The EIS has been working hard to come up with the best solutions for Scotland’s schools, 22.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Schools need a shake-up now. Let’s start by shrinking the summer holidays, 21.06.2020

TES, Opening schools: what does ‘safe’ really mean?, 21.06.2020

The Guardian, Covid will reinforce race inequality at Oxbridge, warn experts, 21.06.2020

The Guardian, Covid-19 affects BAME youth mental health more than white peers – study, 21.06.2020

The Guardian, University and Arts Council in drive to re-brand 'soft' academic subjects, 21.06.2020

The Press and Journal, Calls for Scottish Government emergency statement as plans to reopen schools face yet more criticism, 21.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Letters to the Editor: Don’t underestimate the determination of schools to reopen their doors, 21.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, The health risks are clear, but education is too important for students to miss, 21.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Former sports minister urges guarantees on £320m primary school PE funding, 21.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Egyptian high-school pupils, masked and gloved, head into exams, 21.06.2020

The Telegraph, France orders all pupils back by Monday as European schools prepare for full reopening, 20.06.2020

The Telegraph, School closures putting vulnerable pupils at risk of radicalisation by extremists online, warn police, 20.06.2020

The Herald, Newly qualified teachers offer help to blended learning model amid SNP fury at Scottish Government plans, 20.06.2020

The Telegraph, Exclusive: 'One metre plus', the new rule that will reopen UK, 20.06.2020

The Sun, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer slammed for long silence on the re-opening of schools, 20.06.2020

The Times, PGL agrees to give schools vouchers for cancelled trips, 20.06.2020

Financial Times, Let’s make the most of this crisis in UK education, 20.06.2020 (FT Premium access required)

The Telegraph, Schools consider disinfectant lights as they step up efforts to open in September, 20.06.2020

Financial Times, England’s school catch-up package is less than £80 per pupil, says IFS, 20.06.2020 (FT Premium access required)

The Guardian, School closures 'will trigger UK child mental health crisis', 20.06.2020

The Guardian, 'Against natural justice': father to sue exams regulator over A-level grades system, 20.06.2020

TES, WATCH: Teachers told to make catch-up plans by summer, 19.06.2020

The Telegraph, Half of Russell Group universities to delay the start of the academic year due to coronavirus, 19.06.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2020: Students worry about teacher predictions being downgraded, 19.06.2020

The Telegraph, School uniform 'under threat' from coronavirus, warns MP, 19.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'I felt I was only there to fill a quota': America's exclusive private schools face racism reckoning, 19.06.2020

The Telegraph, Nicola Sturgeon accused of trying to deceive parents over part-time schooling 'contingency', 19.06.2020

The Guardian, Private tutors plan is not the best solution, 19.06.2020

The Mirror, Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson made promises about reopening schools and broke them, 19.06.2020

The Telegraph, Classroom bubble to be expanded, as Gavin Williamson commits to Prime Minister's September schools guarantee, 19.06.2020

TES, Schools must fund quarter of Covid catch-up tutor costs, 19.06.2020

iNews, The School that Tried to End Racism: what pupils learnt, from understanding to friendship, 19.06.2020

The Times, Plea to protect teachers from overload on return, 19.06.2020

iNews, Government failing special schools because of lack of support on PPE, heads say, 19.06.2020

Financial Times, Schools given £1bn to help pupils catch up after lockdown, (FT Premium access required), 19.06.2020

The Times, Half days and social bubbles: how schools plan to reopen, 19.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus gap year is the road to first-class degree, 19.06.2020

The Telegraph, A social revolution in our education system may just still be possible, 19.06.2020

TES, 'Boost BAME GCSE grades by up to 10% to counter bias', 18.06.2020

iNews, ‘I want children back in school now – but the Government hasn’t put in plans to make it safe’, says Labour’s Jess Phillips, 18.06.2020

Schools Week, Suspected covid-19 outbreaks in schools rise by 70%, 18.06.2020

The Telegraph, The ultimate self-study guide: Oxford students pen ebook to help pupils motivate themselves, 18.06.2020

TES, Catch-up scheme 'to focus on pupil premium children', 18.06.2020

The Telegraph, Two metre rule relaxed in NI schools, putting pressure on Boris Johnson to act, 18.06.2020

TES, Teacher lockdown phone calls home 'highly appreciated', 18.06.2020

The Telegraph, Two metre rule relaxed in NI schools, putting pressure on Boris Johnson to act, 18.06.2020

The Metro, Pupils face longer school days to catch up after lockdown, 18.06.2020

TES, Schools consider changing names because of slave links, 18.06.2020

TES, Dear madam: letters to the editor 18/6/20: Racism still exists in schools, 18.06.2020

The Times, The Times view on the government’s handling of coronavirus and education: School Scandal, 18.06.2020

Schools Week, Covid-19 recession could reduce teacher shortages by up to 40%, EPI finds, 18.06.2020

The Times, Call for reform of ‘biased’ university admissions system, 18.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Poorer families hit hardest by cost of school shutdown, 18.06.2020

TES, More teachers move overseas for higher salaries, 17.06.2020

iNews, Black Lives Matter: From maps to discussions about privilege, how to give your children an anti-racist education, 17.06.2020

BBC News, MPs accuse teachers' unions of blocking school reopening, 17.06.2020

The Telegraph, If Nicola Sturgeon means what she says about not wanting part-time schools it's time for her to act, 18.06.2020

The Telegraph, Nicola Sturgeon accused of school 'chaos' after more mixed messages on reopening, 17.06.2020

TES, ‘Significant extra funding needed to reopen schools’, 17.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Children in Wales 'left behind' by lack of online lessons, 17.06.2020

TES, Can teachers allow students to repeat the year?, 17.06.2020

Gov.uk, Speculation around independent schools reopening, 17.06.2020

The Telegraph, Teaching unions accused of 'breathing fear into parents' that schools are coronavirus 'death traps', 17.06.2020

The Telegraph, Urgent need to get children back to school, 1,500 paediatricians tell Boris Johnson, 17.06.2020. Also in BBC News

The Telegraph, Prince Charles: 'We must prevent this crisis from defining the prospects of a generation', 17.06.2020

The Telegraph, Mo Farah’s former PE teacher warns of damage to children's health without school sport funding, 17.06.2020

The Sun, Kids losing out on education is one of the biggest outrages of the Covid crisis, 17.06.2020

Financial Times, As we reopen schools, focus on the already disadvantaged, 17.06.2020 (FT Premium access required)

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Teach First drops 120 trainees as schools halt recruitment, 17.06.2020 Also in TES

The Times, Coronavirus: Ofsted accused of absence from education crisis , 17.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Younger children ‘struggle with behaviour and focus in lockdown’, 17.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon says free school meals will be extended to cover the summer holiday, 17.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Ofsted accused of absence from education crisis, 17.06.2020

BBC Radio Scotland's Drivetime programme, John Swinney discussed how independent schools in Scotland are navigating plans to reopen to more pupils, The discussion begins at 20:00. 16.06.2020

TES, Priority years turned away as key worker pupils rise, 16.06.2020

TES, 'Good schools will ask teachers to work in holidays', 16.06.2020

The Telegraph, We need to get teenagers back into school to keep them safe and protect their mental health, 16.06.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Over half of laptops STILL to be delivered in just two weeks, 16.06.2020

iNews, As a GCSE student, I’m worried cancelling exams leaves the field wide open to discrimination, 16.06.2020

The Telegraph, Diary of two teens in lockdown: 'I spend eight hours a day on my phone', 16.06.2020

iNews, Schools putting children in ‘sets’ based on ability undermines their self-confidence, study finds, 16.06.2020

The Telegraph, Lack of friends during lockdown 'leaves children at risk of depression for a decade', 16.06.2020

The Telegraph, Private schools are desperate to open – so why are they being stopped?, 16.06.2020

ITV News, Children's Commissioner calls for all years to return to school, 16.06.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson makes U-turn on free school meals through summer after Marcus Rashford plea, 16.06.2020 Also in The Financial Times, The Times

The Mirror, Boris Johnson urges parents to send children to school and says 'it is safe', 16.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: School return plans to be scrutinised by inspectors, 16.06.2020

The Times, Marcus Rashford: Ending child poverty is a bigger trophy than any in football, 16.06.2020

The Times, Boris Johnson rejects Marcus Rashford’s plea in free school meals row, 16.06.2020

BBC News, Free internet to help poorer pupils study online, 16.06.2020

The Times, Black Lives Matter: Oxford will ‘decolonise’ degrees, 16.06.2020

BBC News, How will the new school term look in your area?, 16.06.2020

Schools Week, How curriculum reform can help in the fight against racism, 16.06.2020

The Times, Schools are great equalisers. We must get them open again, 16.06.2020

TES, Headteachers 'feel like they are in the trenches', 16.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Sturgeon wants 'normal' schooling back 'as quickly as possible', 15.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon says reopened schools may open on Saturdays and skip October holidays, 15.06.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson's racial inequality commission to look at school struggles of white working class boys, 15.06.2020

The Telegraph, Common cold may make children more resistant to Covid-19, 15.06.2020

The Telegraph, Two million children have done almost no home learning during lockdown, UCL report shows, 15.06.2020 Also in The Times, The Independent and The Guardian

iNews, Schools reopening: Government considering giving schools up to £100m to pay for catch-up tutors, 15.06.2020

The Telegraph, Up to 300,000 secondary students miss out on return to school as heads say they cannot open fully, 15.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Council to 'encourage' Lancashire schools to reopen, 15.06.2020

The Scotsman, Scottish schools back to normal 'as soon as possible' and exams will go ahead next year, says Nicola Sturgeon, 15.06.2020

BBC News, Pre-exam years back to meet teachers in secondary school, 15.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Four-year visas needed ‘to lure students’, 15.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: School closures put pupils at obesity risk, 15.06.2020

TES, ‘Summer catch-up' won't fix achievement gap, say heads, 15.06.2020

The Telegraph, Marcus Rashford's open letter to MPs: 'Can we not all agree that no child should be going to bed hungry?', 15.06.2020

TES, Millions of pupils 'have done hardly any work at home', 15.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Schools will struggle to host exams in autumn, heads warn, 15.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: School exam timetable could be put back next year, 14.06.2020

The Sunday Times, More staff needed to kick‑start schools, says EIS teaching union, 14.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Schools lockdown: Scotland may ditch exams next year, 14.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Scottish pupils face part‑time schooling for another year, 14.06.2020

TES, Spielman: Schools 'itching' to teach race inequality, 14.06.2020

The Telegraph, How accurate can teachers predicting exam grades really be?, 14.06.2020

The Telegraph, Social distancing among pupils is an 'aspiration' not an 'absolute requirement', says Ofsted chief, 14.06.2020

The Telegraph, Funding fears for PE in primary schools after lockdown worsens child inactivity crisis, 14.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Letter to the editor: School shut-out is crushing children, 14.06.2020

The Sunday Times, Back to school: three months of farce that have left our kids in chaos, 14.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Cumbria's vulnerable pupils given 1,000 laptops, 14.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: tents go up as teachers race to find more space, 13.06.2020

Financial Times, GCSE and A-level students could sit open-book exams in 2021, 13.06.2020 (FT Premium access required)

The Telegraph, Primary schools told they can open fully with 15-pupil class size cap, 13.06.2020

The Telegraph, Face shields recommend for teachers and shop keepers to help Britain open up again, 12.06.2020

The Scotsman, Two-day school week for some Scots pupils after August return, MSPs told, 12.06.2020

The Telegraph, Private schools criticise ministers over 'arbitrary' 25 per cent pupil cap, 12.06.2020

The Telegraph, Universities could see up to ten per cent of British students defer places, Ucas chief says, 12.06.2020

Schools Week, ‘Light-touch’ assessment, pupil pods and stripped-back curriculum: DfE on remote learning, 12.06.2020

Financial Times, The cost of keeping schools closed will be dreadful, 12.06.2020

The Independent, Until private schools stop attempting damage control and listen to their black students, nothing will change, 12.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: School in September 'part-time if 2m distancing', 12.06.2020

The Times, Summer school won’t help children already falling behind, head teachers warn, 12.06.2020

TES, Exclusive: 20% shielding teachers told to attend school, 12.06.2020

Schools Week, Ofsted: Private school fined thousands for breaking new pupil ban, 12.06.2020

TES, We can build teacher resilience through teamwork, 12.06.2020

The Telegraph, Tanni Grey-Thompson calls for school sport facilities to be open in summer holidays, 11.06.2020

TES, The reality of being a leader during school reopenings, 11.06.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Government considering summer camps, tutoring service and extra funds for schools as part of ‘catch-up plan’, 11.06.2020

TES, Draft in ex-staff: Teachers’ 10-point ‘recovery’ plan, 11.06.2020

The Telegraph, Teaching unions accused of celebrating schools remaining closed, 11.06.2020

Schools Week, Exam appeals rise again as new reforms rolled out to all GCSEs, 11.06.2020

TES, T levels: Next wave of providers announced, 11.06.2020

Financial Times, Schools to close over summer for frontline UK workers’ children, 11.06.2020

TES, Private schools tire of DfE wait and bring pupils back, 11.06.2020

The Telegraph, Teaching union leaders are back to point scoring, 11.06.2020

The Telegraph, Children's lives 'put on hold' by coronavirus lockdown and school closures, Sage adviser says, 11.06.2020

The Telegraph, Teaching unions accused of celebrating schools remaining closed, 11.06.2020

iNews, A-levels latest: Slump in students taking history, geography and other humanities, 11.06.2020

The Telegraph, School of Mum and Dad: Why I'm talking to my children about race, riots, and climate change, 11.06.2020

The Telegraph, From homeschooling to gardens, how the UK's haves and have-nots have experienced very different lockdowns, 11.06.2020

The Telegraph, For the first time, I am thinking about sending my daughter to private school. Here’s why, 11.06.2020

The Times, Boris Johnson says summer schools will help children to catch up, 11.06.2020

Financial Times, Call for UK summer schools as class disruption continues, 11.06.2020 (Premium access needed to view content)

The Daily Mail, Get a grip, Boris... and get pupils back to school, writes ANNE LONGFIELD, Children's Commissioner for England, 11.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: poorest at risk of being failed again, warns McConnell, 11.06.2020

The Times, Forget the scaremongering: this could be the best year to start university, 11.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Wales school reopening advice published, 10.06.2020

TES, BAME people 'woefully underrepresented' in schools, 10.06.2020

TES, Relax GCSE grade boundaries this year, say teachers, 10.06.2020

iNews, GCSEs: Predicted grades could be affected by ‘unreliable’ assessment in ‘weak’ schools, says ex-Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw, 10.06.2020

Schools Week, Schools need to know 2021 exam plans before summer, says Ofqual chief, 10.06.2020

Schools Week, Boris Johnson promises ‘massive catch-up operation’ for pupils will be announced next week, 10.06.2020

TES, National plan 'needed to create more school space', 10.06.2020

The Times, We need ‘can-do attitude’ to reopening schools, says Damian Hinds, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, We must not be deterred from taking decisive steps to get our kids back in school, 10.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Former head of Ofsted says government’s schools policy is ‘a tragedy’, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers should run summer classes for children who have missed out, says former head of Ofsted, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, Employers raise alarm over school closures, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, Two-metre rule to be scrapped in time for new school year, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, We need a national plan to restart education, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, Employers raise alarm over school closures, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, Scrap social distancing in schools to save our children's education, 10.06.2020

The Guardian, MPs demand review of national curriculum, led by black leaders, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, Government warned over sport's 'lost generation' after slump in children's activity during lockdown, 10.06.2020

The Guardian, Ofsted chief calls for a more can-do approach to primaries reopening, 10.06.2020

TES, Relax GCSE grade boundaries this year, say teachers, 10.06.2020

The Mirror, No 10 refuse to rule out bringing teachers out of retirement for summer schools, 10.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Ex pupils of a Bristol school named after 17th century slave trader Edward Colston slam headteacher for 'defending' him in email to parents after his monument was torn down by Black Lives Matter protesters, (Jeremy McCullough, Colston’s School), 10.06.2020

The Sun, LEFT BEHIND School closures could put poor kids behind for YEARS and widen Britain’s inequality top experts say, 10.06.2020

TES, Train new recruits in anti-racism, say teachers, 10.06.2020

TES, Private schools tell SQA ‘give us back our money’, 10.06.2020

BBC News, Anxiety over plans for next year's exams, MPs told, 10.06.2020

Schools Week, Accreditation scheme to regulate growing online schools market gets green light, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, State and private schools must cooperate to rescue the education of the Covid generation, 10.06.2020

The Sun, LEFT BEHIND 700,000 disadvantaged kids are NOT doing home work and don’t have access to computers, top MP warns, 10.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: 700,000 children ‘doing no school work’, 10.06.2020

The Guardian, Schools angered by holiday firm's failure to refund cancelled trips, 10.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'If a child’s attendance drops by 10 per cent, that equates to dropping a grade at GCSE', 09.06.2020

The Times, We face coronavirus education crisis, warn critics as pupils’ return delayed, 10.06.2020

The Times, Schools must be ready to open for all children by September, 10.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Pupils tense as teachers submit estimated grades, 10.06.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Government accused of having no catch-up plan, as it admits primary pupils will not all return before holidays, 09.06.2020

The Telegraph, By not reopening schools we risk damaging the life chances of thousands of children, 09.06.2020

BBC News, School still out for most pupils but what do parents think?, 09.06.2020

The Independent, ‘I need schools to go back as soon as possible’: Parents react after ministers drop plans for all primary pupils to return before summer, 09.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'The Government is a disgrace' - Have your say on schools not reopening until September, 09.06.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Just 52% of primary schools reopened to more pupils last week, DfE data shows, 09.06.2020

TES, DfE works with Border Force to bring free laptops to UK, 09.06.2020

TES, Oak Academy plans curriculum for schools using rotas, 09.06.2020

BBC News, The government's tricky move to get kids back to school, 09.06.2020

The Telegraph, Tom Varndell against the renaming of alma mater Colston's School, (Colston’s School), 09.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: All primary pupils no longer going back to school, 09.06.2020

The Telegraph, School age children more likely to be hit by lightning than die of coronavirus, 09.06.2020

BBC News, The government's tricky move to get kids back to school, 09.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Must do better! The failure to get all children back to school is a betrayal of young lives... and there HAS to be a solution, writes former Education Secretary (and ex-teacher) DAVID BLUNKETT, 09.06.2020

The Guardian, The Guardian view on schools: ministers have failed England’s children, 09.06.2020

The Telegraph, How can ministers 'level up' Britain if schools remain shut for months on end?, 09.06.2020

The Telegraph, The education crisis needed a Nightingale-style plan. The Government has failed children and parents, 09.06.2020

The Times, Lucrative foreign students ‘taking Oxbridge places from state pupils’, 09.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Virtual internships to help 800,000 students, 09.06.2020

Evening Standard, 'Deeply worrying' that plan for all primary schools to return before summer being dropped, says Children's Commissioner, 09.06.2020

Evening Standard, Evening Standard comment: It’s bad news for kids - school’s out for summer | Don’t smash our statues, 09.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Secondary schools could stay closed BEYOND September – with ministers also expected to row back on pledge to give primary children a month in classes before summer, 09.06.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Study launched to track prevalence of coronavirus in schools and role children play in Covid-19’s spread, 09.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Plan dropped for all primary pupils back in school, 09.06.2020

The Guardian, New UK teachers' union chief: 'Institutional racism in schools has got to be addressed', 09.06.2020

The Guardian, Parents back call by UK teacher to help end 'white supremacy', 08.06.2020

iNews, Natural History GCSE more relevant than ever due to coronavirus, campaigners say, 08.06.2020

TES, Teachers need training in online lessons, says charity, 08.06.2020

iNews, Free school meals: Rishi Sunak warned plans to scrap voucher scheme are ‘uncaring and lacking in compassion’, 08.06.2020

TES, Tory pressure to provide summer FSM vouchers grows, 08.06.2020

TES, Scottish councils begin reopening schools to pupils, 08.06.2020

TES, Concerns over 'delays' to DfE's free laptops scheme, 08.06.2020

The Telegraph, Government to row back on pledge to have all primary children back to school before the summer, 08.06.2020

The Telegraph, Government to row back on pledge to have all primary children back to school before the summer, 08.06.2020

The Guardian, Calls grow for black history to be taught to all English school pupils, 08.06.2020

The Telegraph, Exams in 2021 could face disruption too, 08.06.2020

TES, Exclusive: Lockdown observations for 1 in 10 teachers, 08.06.2020

The Telegraph, Prince Charles praises teachers for 'going above and beyond' as DfE announces additional mental health funding, 08.06.2020

TES, Schools facing 'crisis' unless DfE acts, says Greening, 08.06.2020

Schools Week, DfE to measure school staff happiness under new wellbeing charter, 08.06.2020

Schools Week, New parent and pupil panel to aid Covid-19 policymaking, 08.06.2020

The Times, Suspending Scottish school inspections ‘will widen the attainment gap’, 08.06.2020

The Guardian, Universities face £460m loss from expected drop in east Asian students, 08.06.2020

TES, Extra mental health support for pupils and teachers, 07.06.2020

The Independent, Risk to children’s health from coronavirus ‘minuscule’, says government adviser, 07.06.2020

The Guardian, ‘We're still waiting’: schools lack free laptops pledged for poorer GCSE pupils, 07.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Next year's A-level and GCSEs likely to be disrupted, warns teaching union, 07.06.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, 'Obsession' with university has divided society, says Tony Blair's son, 07.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Poorer youngsters’ university prospects ‘to be hit, 06.06.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Private schools could be forced to close for good as pandemic impacts funds, 06.06.2020 (Premium access required)

TES, Will fear of coronavirus affect your teaching?, 06.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: North-west England schools delay reopening, 06.06.2020

The Telegraph, Schools and universities to get quarantine guidance, 06.06.2020

The Telegraph, Missing school is bigger risk for children than catching Covid, warns government adviser, 06.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Teachers warn of disputes over schools reopening, 05.06.2020

TES, Schools 'not buying right books' for BAME pupils, 05.06.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Heads struggle to keep up with DfE guidance updates, 05.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: ‘Ditch exams to narrow poverty gap’, 05.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Court action threatened over school meal vouchers, 05.06.2020

TES, 'Clinically vulnerable' teachers under pressure to work, 04.06.2020

TES, Safety fears as TAs 'told to deep clean to save cash', 04.06.2020

The Telegraph, School uniforms are 'safest option' for children in the face of Covid-19, Schoolwear Association says, 04.06.2020

TES, Edenred blames 'poor data' for 40k missing FSM vouchers, 04.06.2020

Schools Week, Recruitment fears as schools withdraw training placements, 04.06.2020

iNews, Universities latest: Government accused of discriminating against newer universities with 'subjective' student cap rules, 04.06.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Teachers with medical conditions threatened with pay cuts and disciplinary action for shielding, 04.06.2020

The Telegraph, Top universities prepare to lower offers to fill places as they prepare for a wave of deferrals, 04.06.2020

The Independent, We are on the verge of a sixth mass extinction. That's why a natural history GCSE is so important, 04.06.2020

TES, Schools can delay relationships and sex education, 04.06.2020. Also in The Telegraph

TES, Thousands sit only national test to survive Covid-19, 04.06.2020

The Telegraph, Talking to kids about coronavirus - how to explain Covid-19 to children¸ 04.06.2020

TES, Teachers' Pension Scheme loses 13% of private schools, 04.06.2020

The Telegraph, Universities braced for wave of deferrals this September because of coronavirus, 04.06.2020

Financial Times, Parents chase refunds on school ‘cashless payments’, 04.06.2020

The Telegraph, Reopening schools completely will not cause second coronavirus wave, new research says, 04.06.2020

The Times, Children in north remain at home as gates stay shut, 04.06.2020

The Times, Pupils told to avoid polluted playgrounds in the morning, 04.06.2020

TES, 1 in 10 private schools leaves Teachers' Pension Scheme, 04.06.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Poll suggests most primary schools ignored Boris Johnson's orders, 03.06.2020

TES, 1 in 7 schools asks vulnerable teachers to come to work, 03.06.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Vulnerable children ‘may never return’ to school, head teachers fear, 03.06.2020

Schools Week, Summer schools, home-learning expectations and Ofsted – how experts think pupils can catch up, 03.06.2020

Schools Week, Back-to-school decisions are ‘hard balancing act’, chief medical officer admits, 03.06.2020

The National, We'll go back full time, Scottish private school says, 03.06.2020

TES, IB withdraws Middle Years core subject grades promise, 03.06.2020

The Telegraph, John Swinney cancels collection of key literacy and numeracy figures in Scotland's schools, 03.06.2020

The Guardian, Packed lecture halls won't return soon, but students can still go to university, 03.06.2020

iNews, Universities: Students unconvinced by proposals for 'virtual' freshers' weeks and protective 'bubbles', 03.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'Immense' number of children will fail to reach potential because of time out of school, Children's Commissioner warns, 03.06.2020

Evening Standard, Vulnerable children are ‘collateral damage’ of crisis, doctors warn, 03.06.2020

TES, Scottish students' appeals could lead to lower grades, 03.06.2020

TES, Social distancing 'impossible' in boarding schools, 03.06.2020

The Spectator, Why are teachers’ unions so reluctant to reopen schools?, 03.06.2020

The Spectator, Covid-19 update: Lockdown attainment gap could wipe out a decade of education gains, 03.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Schools to reopen in Wales on 29 June, 03.06.2020

TES, Ofsted ratings account for under 1% variance in GCSEs, 03.06.2020

Schools Week, Williamson backs national online tutoring pilot, 03.06.2020

TES, Exclusive: AQA's 'emotional blackmail' on examiner pay, 03.06.2020

iNews, Universities redesign campuses for social distancing and put students in protective ‘bubbles’ to deal with ‘biggest crisis ever’, 03.06.2020

iNews, Coronavirus latest: School closures set to und progress in closing attainment gap between rich and poor, 03.06.2020

The Guardian, Decade of progress in tackling pupil disadvantage 'wiped out', 03.06.2020

TES, Covid-19 may cost a decade’s progress on attainment gap, 03.06.2020

The Telegraph, University students will be grouped into 'bubbles' to live and study together, vice-Chancellors reveal, 03.06.2020

The Telegraph, Children are at risk of anxiety and nightmares from 'new normal' at school, ex-Government advisor says, 03.06.2020

TES, Exclusive: Lockdown stress 'unsustainable' teachers say, 03.06.2020

The Guardian, Fresh fears over primary schools after staff test positive for Covid-19, 02.06.2020

TES, 'We will not shy away from asking difficult questions', 02.06.2020

The Telegraph, What a socially distanced school day looks like, through the eyes of a headteacher, 02.06.2020

TES, School inspections in Scotland suspended next year, 02.06.2020

TES, Do teachers need to wear face masks?, 02.06.2020

TES, Reading 'should be top priority' for returning pupils, 02.06.2020

Wales Online, The options on the table for re-opening schools in Wales ahead of big announcement, 02.06.2020

The Pie News, K-12: associations BAISIS and BSA join forces, 02.06.2020

The Guardian, Parents fight in court over whether children should return to school in England, 02.06.2020

The Daily Mail, The £30k rugby tour that went nowhere: Like so many school trips and family holidays it was cancelled and now parents have lost their cash, 02.06.2020

The Telegraph, We'd have starved if the supermarkets behaved like schools, 02.06.2020

The Telegraph, Our GCSE-year kids risk being a forgotten generation, 02.06.2020

BBC News, Drug gangs on 'recruitment drive' during lockdown, 02.06.2020

TES, Tens of thousands want GCSE to include texts on racism, 02.06.2020

The Times, English universities to take on extra science students, 02.06.2020

The Telegraph, Our GSCE-year kids risk being a forgotten generation, 02.06.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: Summer Schools, 02.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Safe return of all primary school pupils ‘will be impossible’, 02.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: ‘I wept.  It was right our son returned to school’, 02.06.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Concerned parents keep up to 60% of eligible pupils at home, 02.06.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson's former prep school shuts permanently because of coronavirus impact, 01.06.2020

The Times, High court to test Covid insurance policies, 01.06.2020

The Daily Mail, Let ALL children go back to class: Education Secretary Gavin Williamson calls on Labour-run councils to open every primary school, 01.06.2020

TES, Dozens of LAs advise schools not to open to more pupils, 01.06.2020

The Telegraph, 'Wash, wash, wash your hands': Adapted nursery rhymes and socially-distant classes as primary schools return, 01.06.2020

TES, Scottish teachers 'back' today - but not many, 01.06.2020

TES, Exclusive: TAs' worry over missing help for poor pupils, 01.06.2020

TES, 'We can't ignore the rise in drug incidents in schools', 01.06.2020

Schools Week, DfE to tackle ‘fake news’ with its own rapid rebuttal unit, 01.06.2020

TES, Pupil absence rate hits six-year high, 01.06.2020

Financial Times, Teachers plead to delay reopening all England’s primary schools, 01.06.2020

The Telegraph, Children, coronavirus and Kawasaki disease: what we know about how easily kids can catch and spread it?, 01.06.2020

The Telegraph, Separation anxiety: how to prepare children for a return to nursery, school and work, 01.06.2020

The Telegraph, Pupils need schooling this summer to help them make up lost ground, 01.06.2020

The Telegraph, Lockdown has exposed an alarming truth about British attitudes to education, 01.06.2020

The Independent, Independent schools, please stand up for your black students, listen to them and respect them, 01.06.2020

The Guardian, Thousands return to school in England but many parents still wary, 01.06.2020

ITV News, Tensions continue over lockdown easing as some in England return to schools, 01.06.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Nearly half of pupils expected to stay at home when schools reopen, 01.06.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Primary schools reopen but parents remain wary, 01.06.2020

The Times, Half of families will keep pupils at home, say heads, 01.06.2020

The Times, Parents told to check their children for signs of anxiety, 01.06.2020

Financial Times, Half of parents in England intend to keep children out of school, 01.06.2020

The Telegraph, Summer school 'will be needed to stop pupils falling behind', 01.06.2020

The Telegraph, Pupils need schooling this summer to help them make up lost ground, 01.06.2020

The Times, Cars to be banned outside schools, 01.06.2020