News links from 01.10.2020 – 13.11.2020

Press Releases and Statements

HMC responds to the Government’s announcement about the timing of next summer’s exams, (Dr Simon Hyde, HMC General Secretary), 14.10.2020

PRESS NOTICE: HMC CONFERENCE 2020 – CHAIR’S INAUGRAL ADDRESS - HEAD TEACHERS HAVE SHOWN EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS TO NAVIGATE THROUGH THE CHOPPY WATERS OF COVID-19. NOW THEY CAN HELP THE NATION TO HEAL, SAYS NEW HMC CHAIR SALLY-ANNE HUANG, ((Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 05.10.2020

HMC Conference: Chair Sally-Anne Huang’s Speech, (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 05.10.2020

HMC News

The Telegraph, Banning grass-roots sport for children is a medical and moral disaster, (HMC), 05.11.2020

Evening Standard, Headteachers defy unions and say schools must stay open during lockdown as fiasco over GCSEs grows, (Vicky Bingham, HMC Additional Vice Chair, South Hampstead High School), 02.11.2020

TES, Give all pupils a laptop, top private schools tell DfE, (Dr Simon Hyde, HMC General Secretary), 26.10.2020

Independent Education Today, Many questions remain over next year’s exams, say private school heads, (Vicky Bingham, HMC Additional Vice Chair; Shaun Fenton, Reigate Grammar School), 15.10.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Mocks plan warning as exam debate heats up, (Vicky Bingham, HMC Additional Vice Chair, South Hampstead High School), 11.10.2020

The Times, Students may be stoic but they won’t forget, (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 06.10.2020

The Telegraph, The education sector is in a rut. Independent schools can help to break the cycle, (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 06.10.2020

TES, Private schools: Don't call young people ‘snowflakes', (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 05.10.2020

The Telegraph, It’s time to drop the scathing 'snowflake' label, (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 05.10.2020

iNews, Lockdown has turned school children into fake Covid news ‘scam spotters’, (HMC; Emma Robertson, Digital Awareness UK), 05.10.2020

The Times, Stop calling the young snowflakes, urges head of St Paul’s School, (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 05.10.2020. Also in The Guardian, TES and The Daily Mail

iNews, Private schools treated like ‘society’s villains’ because of ‘stereotyping and prejudice’, says top headteacher, (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 05.10.2020

Metro, Head backs ‘snowflakes’ to weather 2020 storm, (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 05.10.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: Exam unfairness, (Dr Simon Hyde, HMC General Secretary), 05.10.2020

Members’ News

The PIE Blog, Addressing online safety for boarding school pupils in a Covid-19 world, (Chris Townsend, Felsted School), 13.11.2020

The Guardian, Vice-chancellors back university offers going out after A-level results, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.11.2020

Schools Week, Universities back post-qualification admissions but shoot down move to January start, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.11.2020

The Telegraph, Taking exams away from GCSE students prepares them poorly for the future, (Matthew Shoults, Notting Hill and Ealing High School), 12.11.2020

Schools Week, Ofqual’s independence questioned as regulator ‘buried its head in the sand’ during exams fiasco, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: Invigilator shortage threat to 2021 GCSEs, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: Inspector shortage may prevent Ofsted return, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.11.2020

TES, Exams fiasco: Ofqual and DfE ‘must learn hard lessons’, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: Invigilator shortage threat to 2021 GCSEs, (Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC), 11.11.2020

The Times, Rugby School’s head teacher defends sale of rare books, (Peter Green, Rugby School), 11.11.2020

Schools Week, DfE stats suggest attendance boost following half-term break, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.11.2020

TES, Covid: 300,000 pupils self-isolate in one day, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.11.2020

The Times, Times letters: Reform of university admissions system, (Jaideep Barot, Bristol Grammar School; Louise Simpson, Exeter School, Richard Cairns, Brighton College), 10.11.2020

TES, 'Unsustainable, overwhelming' Covid burden on schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.11.2020

The Guardian, Ucas warns of 'devolution divide' from university admissions overhaul, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.11.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2021: Teachers may choose which exam papers their students take and which will be dropped, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.11.2020

TES, Covid: No teachers on 'interim' vaccine priority list, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.11.2020

The Times, Pupils could apply to university after A-level results day, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.11.2020

TES, The primary-secondary transition should be scrapped, (Melvyn Roffe, George Watson’s College), 06.11.2020

The Telegraph, Alter A-levels and GCSEs to take into account lost learning, parents demand, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.11.2020

TES, Teacher Covid safety grilling for government scientists, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.11.2020

TES, Teacher Covid safety grilling for government scientists, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.11.2020

Schools Week, Inspections without grades – Ofsted plots January comeback, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 05.11.2020

BBC News, Covid-19: All pupils and staff must wear masks in secondary school corridors, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 04.11.2020

The Guardian, Anger as English secondary schools given last-minute rules on face coverings, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 04.11.2020

Schools Week, Face coverings mandatory in communal areas of all secondary schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 04.11.2020

TES, 'Frustration' at missing school rotas in Covid guidance, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 04.11.2020

TES, 'Ridiculous' delay to Covid guidance lets schools down, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 04.11.2020

TES, Third Covid wave 'could cancel GCSE and A-level exams', (Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC), 04.11.2020

TES, Private school funds 'shot to pieces', mergers expected, (Barnaby Lenon, Chair at ISC), 04.11.2020

The Independent, 150,000 teachers and support staff back call to shut schools in England lockdown, union says, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.11.2020

Schools Week, Fewer than 1 in 5 teachers support calls for full school lockdowns, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.11.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Poorest pupils can enrol for catch-up tuition, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: Teacher judgement may be key to 2021 GCSEs, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.11.2020

The Sunday Times, Summer exams set to be cancelled as pupils face lockdown ‘rotas’, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.11.2020

The Sunday Times, Schools may have to close if lockdown fails to stem infections, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.11.2020

TES, Schools group among 32 Covid catch-up tutor providers, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.11.2020

TES, More Covid cash needed for poorer 'double-blow' schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.10.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers could be asked to submit predicted grades for pupils ahead of 2021 exams, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.10.2020

TES, Majority of black pupils witness racism at school, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.10.2020

Schools Week, Pressure grows for uni admissions change as 2 in 3 students back post-qualification applications, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.10.2020

TES, More Covid cash needed for poorer 'double-blow' schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.10.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Attendance rates vary hugely across England, finds EPI report, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Heads call on Ofsted to move visits online, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 28.10.2020

TES, 'Grim’ Covid stats prompt laptops plea to 'failing' DfE, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 27.10.2020

The Telegraph, More than half of secondary schools sent pupils home last week to self-isolate, data shows, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 27.10.2020.  Also in The Daily Mail, ITV News, Schools Week and iNews 

Financial Times, Schools plan for remote learning rotas as Covid disruption spreads, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 27.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Majority of secondary schools in England have pupils at home self-isolating, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 27.10.2020

TES, Heads' 'dismay' at government refusal on free meals, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 26.10.2020

TES, Why schools must focus on wellbeing in this pandemic, (Matthew Pearce, The Glasgow Academy), 26.10.2020

The Telegraph, Ministers accused of showing 'contempt' for schools in row over laptops for self-isolating pupils, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 24.10.2020

iNews, Nine in 10 teachers believe coronavirus school closures have widened the ‘word gap’ between children, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 23.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: 2021 GCSE grades could be even more generous, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 23.10.2020

The Times, Pupils promised ‘generous’ marking in autumn A-level exams, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 19.10.2020. Also in: The Telegraph, Schools Week, iNews and TES

The Telegraph, 'My child is anxious': parents fury as top private schools pull forward entry exams, (King’s College School, Wimbledon; Whitgift School, Alleyn’s School, Dulwich College, City of London School), 19.10.2020

The Telegraph, The Private School Planner – Week Two, (Samantha Price, Benenden School; Alex Peterken, Charterhouse, Eton College, Harrow School, Winchester College, Cheltenham Ladies’ College, Wellington School, Rugby School, Berkhamsted School, Forest School, The Stephen Perse Foundation, Bedales School), 19.10.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels: Grade boundaries for 2020 autumn exams to be lowered compared to past years, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.10.2020

iNews, UK public want schools kept open above everything else in second lockdown — but men care about them less, 16.10.2020

TES, Investigation: DfE silent on missing £143m tutor cash, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.10.2020

TES, PM's Covid tiers are 'baffling for schools', say heads, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.10.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2021: Teenagers could get multiple choice questions in their exams, Ofqual boss reveals, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.10.2020.  Also in

BBC News, Covid secondary school disruption getting worse in England, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.10.2020

Independent Schools Magazine, Assessing Student performance & potential, (Gus Lock Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School; Shaun Fenton, Reigate Grammar School, Jesse Elzinga, Sevenoaks School), Page 6 and 7, October 2020

The Telegraph, GCSEs and A-levels will be delayed by three weeks, Education Secretary confirms, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.10.2020.  Also in The Times, BBC News, Schools Week, The Daily Mail, iNews and Sky News   

TES, GCSEs and A levels 2021: ‘Dismay’ at ‘weak’ DfE plan, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.10.2020

The Telegraph, How to raise an alpha kid: the super-rich parent's guide to painting and drawing, (Bryanston School, Bedales School, Downe House School, The King’s School, Canterbury), 12.10.2020

The Telegraph, Dozens of headteachers urge Government to promise they won’t cancel exams in 2021, (Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC), 11.10.2020

The Daily Mail, TALK OF THE TOWN: Is this the UK's most luxurious lockdown as pupils at £40k Millfield school has Covid-19 false alarm, (Millfield School), 11.10.2020

The Times, Times letters: Long-term approach to living with Covid-19, (Chris Ramsey, Whitgift School), 10.10.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: City of London School for Girls drafts in alumni to help teachers, (Jenny Brown, City of London School for Girls), 10.10.2020

The Telegraph, Eton parents accuse school of 'spreading virus round country' as pupils sent home to isolate, (Eton College; Uppingham School, Benenden School), 10.10.2020

TES, Queen's Birthday Honours: 'Strictest' head recognised, (Shaun Fenton, Reigate Grammar School), 09.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: 69% of teachers see Covid behaviour slump, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.10.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: Memorable Music, (Julia Harrington, Queen Anne’s School, Caversham), 09.10.2020

The Herald, State school pupils less likely to have access to counselling support on site, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.10.2020

The Guardian, Only 150 of 1,000 mentors will be in England's schools before 2021, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 08.10.2020

The Times, Dyslexia can be a blessing, training drive will tell teachers, (Millfield School), 08.10.2020

Independent Education Today, Black History Month celebrated with host of school activities, (Joanna Wright, King Edward’s School Witley; Gavin Horgan, Millfield School, Brentwood School, Queen’s College School Taunton, King’s Rochester, St Paul’s Girls’ School), 06.10.2020

The Telegraph, Letters to the Editor: Abolish GCSEs, (Leo Winkley, Shrewsbury School), 07.10.2020

The Telegraph, Third of schools see increase in children being home educated over Covid fears, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.10.2020

TES, PM wants new 1-1 teaching for the bright and the behind, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.10.2020

TES, Nearly 1 in 5 secondaries not 'fully open', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.10.2020

The Independent, 'Time is running out' to plan for next year's GCSE and A-Level exams, unions warn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 05.10.2020

The Guardian, Gavin Williamson draws teachers' ire with impartiality warning, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 05.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Gavin Williamson vows to correct 'shocking' lack of white working class boys at universities - as he warns teachers against trying to 'indoctrinate pupils' with their own political views, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 05.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Leading private girls' school Cheltenham Ladies' College is giving vegan pupils regular blood tests amid fears the diet could trigger eating disorders, (Cheltenham Ladies’ College; Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC), 05.10.2020. Also in The Times

BBC News, Will next summer's exams be cancelled?, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.10.2020

Financial Times, Schools turn to private sector for Covid-19 tests, (Dean Close School; Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.10.2020

Evening Standard, Schools could be unsafe because so many teachers cannot get tests, say experts, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.10.2020

TES, 'Outstanding' schools to be reinspected from 2021, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.10.2020

iNews, Rule exempting ‘outstanding’ schools from Ofsted inspections to be scrapped — but heads oppose return of inspections, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.10.2020

The Times, Times letters: Vice-chancellors’ call to axe A levels next year, (Richard Russell, Colfe’s School), 01.10.2020

The Telegraph, Time to scrap GCSEs – they serve no good purpose in the 21st century, (Eton College, St Paul’s Girls’ School, Bedales School), 01.10.2020

HEPI Blog

Dennis Sherwood: The broken school exam system needs an upgrade, 10.10.2020

Other articles of interest

TES, Exclusive: GCSE 2021 grading ‘needs to be regional’, 13.11.2020

The Telegraph, Exclusive: Government to announce overhaul to university admissions system, 13.11.2020

The Times, Universities support moves to offer places after results, 13.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: One in three schools hit by Covid this term, 13.11.2020

TES, Revealed: Coronavirus in England’s schools area by area, 13.11.2020

iNews, Covid-19: Only 1 in 10 vulnerable children attended school during lockdown, 13.11.2020

TES, Schools must be rated on Covid catch-up, say lords, 13.11.2020

Schools Week, Pupils in hard-hit regions face exams ‘Covid penalty’, 13.11.2020

Schools Week, Rapid Covid tests a ‘game-changer’ for schools, 13.11.2020

Schools Week, DfE warning over early GCSE entries as research shows some pupils do worse, 12.11.2020

TES, Pressure to close schools as teacher Covid cases rise, 12.11.2020

BBC News, Covid-19: Qualifications Wales concern over exam proposals, 12.11.2020

TES, GCSEs: Lower grades for more than 40,000 early entries, 12.11.2020

TES, 12 key messages from experts who explored SQA debacle, 12.11.2020

TES, Why cuts to training bursaries are just shortsighted, 11.11.2020

Financial Times, A precious chance to personalise education for a digital age, 12.11.2020 (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Highers could be cancelled as late as February, says John Swinney, 12.11.2020

The Times, Cancelling exams in Wales disguises its real problems, 12.11.2020

iNews, Talk with toddlers prepares them for school but has no impact on literacy at 11, study finds, 12.11.2020

TES, Careers advice crucial post-Covid, say teachers, 12.11.2020

TES, GCSE and A-level exams will happen in 2021, says Keegan, 11.11.2020

TES, Phased pensions opt-out for private schools from spring, 11.11.2020

TES, Boost teacher safety via Covid symptom app, heads urged, 11.11.2020

TES, 'Safety strikes' on the cards over school Covid fears, 11.11.2020

TES, Teachers paying out of own pocket for essential ICT, 11.11.2020

TES, Decision to cancel exams could come as late as February, 11.11.2020

TES, 2 in 3 teachers have colleagues with Covid symptoms, 11.11.2020

Schools Week, Private schools can partially opt-out of Teachers’ Pension Scheme from spring, 11.11.2020

The Daily Mail, School exams SHOULD be held in 'some form' in England next year, chair of Education Select Committee says amid calls for country to follow Wales and scrap all A-Level and GCSE's in 2021, 11.11.2020

The Guardian, England: 'shocking' decline in primary pupils' attainment after lockdown, 11.11.2020

iNews, Parents say 2021 exams must be cancelled around UK as children are missing so much school over Covid, 11.11.2020

BBC News, Children in care 'failed' while some providers 'make millions', 11.11.2020

The Telegraph, How to re-socialise our children after lockdown, 11.11.2020

The Independent, England under pressure to follow Wales decision to cancel GCSE and A-level exams, 10.11.2020

The Daily Mail, Test and Trace boss Baroness Dido Harding claims it is 'not my job' to predict when the system will get overloaded and claims she didn't foresee new school year crippling the struggling regime, 10.11.2020

The Guardian, Why distancing and hand-washing won't stop the spread of Covid in schools, 11.11.2020

The Times, A degree helps, but doesn’t guarantee social mobility, 11.11.2020

Financial Times, Wales cancels all end-of-year exams due to Covid, 10.11.2020

The Telegraph, Scrapping exams could lead to students dropping out of school, Ofsted chief warns, 10.11.2020

The Telegraph, Schools handed green light to stage extra-curricular sports activities, 10.11.2020

The Telegraph, Scrapping exams could lead to students dropping out of school, Ofsted chief warns, 10.11.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels cancelled in Wales: How 2021 results will work, and what’s happening to exams in England, 10.11.2020

Schools Week, Restricting exams to core subjects ‘under consideration’, suggests Spielman, 10.11.2020

Schools Week, Charity claims after-school sports clubs CAN now go ahead after government climbdown, 10.11.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Scrapping exams risks ‘harm’ warns Ofsted, 10.11.2020

TES, GCSEs and A levels 2021: England sticking with exams, 10.11.2020

TES, New Covid cash plea as schools despair at ‘failing’ DfE, 10.11.2020

TES, Covid catch-up may mean more hours and shorter holidays, 10.11.2020

TES, Covid: Half of new pupils arriving not 'school ready', 10.11.2020

TES, Call for Scotland to follow Wales and cancel exams, 10.11.2020

The Telegraph, End-of-year exams in Wales scrapped for 2021, 10.11.2020.  Also in The Daily Mail

TES, Thousands demand funding for school Covid costs, 10.11.2020

TES, Covid-19 pupil absence peaks in nine Scottish councils, 10.11.2020

The Times, Pupils forget how to spell after months out of school, 10.11.2020

The Telegraph, The true cost of keeping schools open during Covid, 10.11.2020

BBC News, GCSE and A-level exams in Wales cancelled for 2021, 10.11.2020

Schools Week, Heads back university admissions shake-up as UCAS sets out ‘radical options’, 09.11.2020

TES, Call to make teachers a priority for new Covid vaccine, 09.11.2020

TES, Ucas considering move to post-qualification offers, 09.11.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Why not every student needs a bespoke plan, 09.11.2020

The Times, Now is the time to reform university admissions, 09.11.2020

The Mirror, Labour demand mass Covid tests in schools as a priority to keep classrooms open, 09.11.2020

Financial Times, Accept grade inflation to make exams fair in England, ministers told, 09.11.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Children may finish school just 48 hours before Christmas Day, 09.11.2020

The Times, The Times view on Ucas reforms: Fair Admissions, 09.11.2020

Schools Week, 7 proposals to solve the 2021 exams conundrum, 09.11.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Report calls for help for school pupils facing exams after education disrupted by pandemic, 09.11.2020

Schools Week, National reference test future ‘not in doubt’, says Ofqual, 08.11.2020

iNews, Will schools close in lockdown? Why they aren’t closed under new Covid restrictions despite calls for closures, 08.11.2020

The Sunday Times, Marcus Rashford wins U‑turn over free school meals in holidays, 08.11.2020. Also in The Telegraph, TES, Financial Times

The Independent, Coronavirus: Schools expected to seek advice from call-centre staff with no clinical training, 08.11.2020

The Daily Mail, Children who started secondary school in September are 22 MONTHS behind on their writing as attainment levels for Year 7 pupils plummet since first coronavirus lockdown, 08.11.2020

TES, Long Covid: what teachers and pupils need to know, 08.11.2020

BBC News, Covid: Call for 2021 A-Level and GCSE 'clarity', 08.11.2020

TES, School sport during lockdown: confusion reigns, 08.11.2020

BBC News, Marcus Rashford welcomes school holiday support climbdown, 08.11.2020

The Telegraph, Sales of white poppies quadruple in schools amid calls for re-evaluation of Britain's past, 07.11.2020

The Daily Mail, Teachers are NOT more likely to get coronavirus than other key workers, official study finds, 07.11.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: ‘Plan B’ ready if GCSEs are halted again next summer, 07.11.2020. Also in TES

The Telegraph, Teachers disagree with union leadership over closing of schools, new poll reveals, 07.11.2020

The Telegraph, Outcry as private school children carry on playing sport while council pitches lie empty, 07.11.2020

Schools Week, Private suppliers tout ‘rapid’ Covid tests to schools for £450 a box, 07.11.2020

The Telegraph, Students may have to sit early tests for GCSEs in case they cannot take exams this summer, 06.11.2020

The Telegraph, School sport in chaos as 1,700 teachers and coaches seek help interpreting coronavirus guidance, 06.11.2020

The Telegraph, I want the Government to think again and draw up new guidelines, quickly, that enable children's sports clubs to continue, 06.11.2020

The Guardian, Teachers no more likely than other key workers to get Covid, says ONS, 06.11.2020

iNews, Rise in parents home educating their children because of Covid ‘fake news’, Ofsted chief says, 06.11.2020

The Independent, We must keep schools open – so why is the government making life harder for teachers?, (Premium access required), 06.11.2020

TES, 'Disheartened' BAME pupils are dropping out of GCSEs, 06.11.2020

iNews, Unmarked books and freezing classrooms – teachers will do their best in lockdown, but it’s becoming untenable, 06.11.2020

The Times, Exam regulator calls for easier GCSEs and A-levels next year, 06.11.2020

Schools Week, Schools wait for £50m in Covid costs, 06.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: DfE back-to-school help half a term late, 06.11.2020

About Manchester, Widespread public support for job guarantees and exam reform, survey shows, 06.11.2020

The Telegraph, More fears for children's wellbeing with after-school activities curtailed in lockdown, 05.11.2020

The Telegraph, Let us work together to get grass-roots sport back as soon as we can, 05.11.2020

TES, Why we need to talk about teachers with long Covid, 05.11.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2021: Ofqual to make exams ‘less daunting’ and to grade ‘more generously’, 05.11.2020

iNews, Will schools close in lockdown? Why they aren’t closing under new Covid rules, despite calls for closures, 05.11.2020

The Guardian, Nearly half of teachers in England worried about Covid safety, 05.11.2020

Schools Week, Ofqual chief makes case for ‘more generous’ grades in 2021 and beyond, 05.11.2020

Schools Week, National lockdown rules: what schools need to know, 05.11.2020

Schools Week, GCSEs 2021: Teachers CAN use one-off tests for MFL speaking, 05.11.2020.  Also in TES

TES, SQA exams delayed by two weeks in response to Covid, 05.11.2020

TES, DfE: Teacher shortage remains 'high risk' to education, 05.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: Covid ‘shines light on inappropriate' Ofsted, 05.11.2020

TES, Why BAME equity, not inclusion, must be schools' goal, 05.11.2020

TES, Coronavirus staff and pupil absences: latest data, 05.11.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Covid means generous grading, says Ofqual, 05.11.2020

TES, Williamson: Call to close schools ignores pupil impact, 05.11.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: keeping schools open ‘best for future health of pupils’, 05.11.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Schools given new rules on masks, 04.11.2020

TES, 'Extremely' vulnerable teachers told 'work from home', 04.11.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Ofqual wants to make exams less 'daunting', 04.11.2020

TES, Schools not ‘untouchable’ but goal is to keep them open, 04.11.2020

iNews, Will schools close in lockdown? Why they aren’t closing under new Covid rules, despite calls for closures, 04.11.2020

The Telegraph, The difference between now and March is that we are continuing to keep our schools open, 04.11.2020

The Telegraph, Gavin Williamson launches attack on teaching union as he says they are putting pupils' progress in jeopardy, 04.11.2020

The Scotsman, Scots schools not 'untouchable', says Nicola Sturgeon, 04.11.2020

The Telegraph, Outdoor exercise: the science that shows why kids should be allowed to keep playing sport, 04.11.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Schools given new rules on masks, 04.11.2020

The Times, We should never be deprived of joy – that’s why ban on sport should be reconsidered, 04.11.2020

The Daily Mail, Teaching union launch new 'escalation' app, 04.11.2020

The Times, Lockdown exposes the digital divide that is leaving children behind, 04.11.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Using mocks 'would compound disadvantage', 03.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: Tutoring demand outstrips forecasts by 500%, 03.11.2020

The Telegraph, How sports clubs for children with disabilities are being particularly affected by this lockdown, 03.11.2020

Schools Week, Using mock exams as ‘back-ups’ could ‘compound’ disadvantage, 03.11.2020

The Guardian, School safety is the latest outsourcing scandal. I feel a creeping despair, 03.11.2020

The Sun, SCHOOLS 'NO RISK' Schools do not fuel spread of coronavirus at home, research finds, 03.11.2020

The Telegraph, Two PE teachers changed my life - we must not fail the nation's children in a second lockdown, 03.11.2020

The Telegraph, Banning children's sport will increase inequality, 03.11.2020

The Telegraph, School closures 'to cost every pupil £14,000', 03.11.2020

The Telegraph, Headteachers cancel after-school sports clubs despite ministers saying they should go ahead, 03.11.2020

Schools Week, Chief medical officer: Teaching isn’t ‘high risk’ profession, 03.11.2020

Schools Week, Using mock exams as ‘back-ups’ could ‘compound’ disadvantage, 03.11.2020

TES, Teaching 'surge' justifies 'radical' bursary cuts – DfE, 03.11.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Using mocks 'would compound disadvantage', 03.11.2020

TES, Trial to test secondary teachers weekly for Covid-19, 03.11.2020

TES, Just 1% of schools get Covid safety inspections, 03.11.2020

TES, Schools 'need new masks and rota guidance now', 03.11.2020

The Telegraph, Schools are being asked to go Zero Carbon - but how realistic is that aim, 03.11.2020

The Daily Mail, Teaching unions ramp up strike threats over demands to SHUT schools during lockdown with claims coronavirus cases among secondary pupils have soared 50-FOLD as head teachers predict attendance will plummet during shutdown, 03.11.2020

The Telegraph, Could schools close again if Covid-19 cases continue to rise?, 03.11.2020

TES, Exclusive: 1/4 supply teachers forced to skimp on food, 03.11.2020

The Times, The Times view on union demands for school closures: Class Action, 03.11.2020

BBC Sport, Coronavirus lockdown: Children's grassroots sport to be halted - culture secretary, 03.11.2020

The Times, Heads and teachers clash over closure after 50-fold coronavirus rise, 03.11.2020

iNews, Heads and teachers split on keeping schools in England open, as 150,000 school staff back lockdown closure, 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, 'What we feared most is becoming a reality' - the worrying data that shows children's physical activity dropped in lockdown, 02.11.2020

Financial Times, Downing Street rejects calls to shut schools during England’s lockdown, (FT Premium access required to view content), 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, Schools must only open on a week on, week off system post lockdown, union says, 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, Teaching unions must not be allowed to close schools a second time, 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, 'What we feared most is becoming a reality' - the worrying data that shows children's physical activity dropped in lockdown, 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, We simply cannot rely on school PE lessons to provide enough exercise for children, 02.11.2020

TES, Covid-19: More than 280,000 call for schools to close, 02.11.2020

iNews, Will schools close again? Why they aren’t closing under new Covid lockdown rules – despite calls to shut them, 02.11.2020

iNews, Second lockdown rules explained: What new Covid restrictions mean for schools, travel, pubs, sport and more, 02.11.2020

iNews, Lockdown rules: What keeping schools and universities open means for second Covid wave, according to experts, 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, Schools will stay open during lockdown – but it may not be for the reasons you think, 02.11.2020

The Guardian, The Guardian view on keeping schools open: not an open and shut case, 02.11.2020

Schools Week, Ofsted ‘visits’ to go online during national lockdown, 02.11.2020

TES, Why IB students are ready for blended learning, 02.11.2020

TES, SQA reveals details for 2020-21 national qualifications, 02.11.2020

TES, Call to cut GCSE content to tackle 'postcode lottery', 02.11.2020

TES, How do we avoid an avalanche of SQA assessments?, 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, Telegraph launches Keep Kids Active campaign as 'unacceptable' lockdown ban looms, 02.11.2020

TES, Covid-19: More than 280,000 call for schools to close, 02.11.2020

TES, ‘Back schools’ by stopping Ofsted and cancelling Sats, 02.11.2020

BBC News, Covid in schools: How risky are schools?, 02.11.2020

The Times, Schools may yet close ‘because ministers ignored earlier advice’, 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, Schools must close during coronavirus lockdown, unions demand, 02.11.2020

The Guardian, Catch-up plan for pupils in England will fall far short, say headteachers, 02.11.2020

The Telegraph, The teaching unions' demand that schools should close betrays their narrow agenda, 02.11.2020

BBC News, Lockdown: Government resists calls to shut schools in England, 01.11.2020

iNews, Scientists urged government to close secondary schools – but were blocked by ministers, 01.11.2020

The Telegraph, It would be a monumental error to give in to the teaching unions and shutdown our children's futures, 01.11.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Children’s team sport completely wiped out by second Covid-19 lockdown despite continued PE classes, 01.11.2020

TES, Lockdown delay means keeping schools open now 'harder', 01.11.2020

TES, 'Schools must stay open', teachers told, 01.11.2020

TES, Why embracing teachers' home lives made lockdown easier, 01.11.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, How to handle Covid cliques at the school gate, 01.11.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2021: Government insists exams will go ahead in England despite Lockdown 2, 01.11.2020

iNews, Schools should close during second lockdown, teaching union insists, 01.11.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: Keeping schools open could lead to longer lockdown, scientist warns, 01.11.2020

The Mirror, Lockdown may not work without shutting England's schools, top scientist warns, 01.11.2020

The Guardian, Keir Starmer says schools must remain open in second Covid lockdown – video, 01.11.2020

The Daily Mail, Could schools be next? SAGE expert warns classrooms may have to close to control Covid as Michael Gove insists they WILL stay open during winter lockdown – and Kier Starmer agrees despite backlash from unions, 01.11.2020

The Independent, One third of Tory MPs in ‘blue collar conservatives’ group went to private school, 01.11.2020

BBC News, Willie Rennie: 'Put education at heart of Covid recovery', 01.11.2020

The Telegraph, Could schools close again? The new Covid-19 lockdown rules for England, 01.11.2020

The Guardian, Covid: keeping England's schools open 'will lead to another lockdown', 01.11.2020

Schools Week, Schools to remain open during second national lockdown, PM confirms, 31.10.2020

iNews, Cyberbullying by pupils having ‘hugely detrimental’ effect on teachers, 31.10.2020

The Telegraph, The double-standards of pro-lockdown teaching unions are breathtaking, 31.10.2020

Metro, Thousands of teachers call for schools to close in row over second lockdown, 31.10.2020

TES, Close schools for 4 weeks to stop Covid, say teachers, 31.10.2020

The Mirror, Boris Johnson must close schools if UK goes into 2nd lockdown, union chief urges, 31.10.2020

TES, Schools will stay open during new lockdown, says PM, 31.10.2020

The Telegraph, How the second national lockdown will impact schools, shops and gyms, 31.10.2020

BBC News, Covid in Scotland: Senior pupils to wear masks in class at level 3 and 4, 31.10.2020

TES, 'Thank you for getting our children back to school', 30.10.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Worried teachers demand return to online schooling, 30.10.2020

The Telegraph, Senior secondary pupils to wear face coverings in Scottish classrooms from Monday, 30.10.2020

Financial Times, Free school meals are not the only tool we need to fight poverty, 30.10.2020 (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Telegraph, Exam regulator urged to avoid a 'prizes for all' approach for 2021 A-levels and GCSEs, 30.10.2020

TES, 'Steep' rise in Covid among secondary school students, 30.10.2020

Schools Week, Schools to remain open during second national lockdown, PM confirms, 31.10.2020

iNews, Cyberbullying by pupils having ‘hugely detrimental’ effect on teachers, 31.10.2020

The Telegraph, The double-standards of pro-lockdown teaching unions are breathtaking, 31.10.2020

Metro, Thousands of teachers call for schools to close in row over second lockdown, 31.10.2020

TES, Close schools for 4 weeks to stop Covid, say teachers, 31.10.2020

The Mirror, Boris Johnson must close schools if UK goes into 2nd lockdown, union chief urges, 31.10.2020

TES, Schools will stay open during new lockdown, says PM, 31.10.2020

The Telegraph, How the second national lockdown will impact schools, shops and gyms, 31.10.2020

BBC News, Covid in Scotland: Senior pupils to wear masks in class at level 3 and 4, 31.10.2020

The Telegraph, Senior secondary pupils to wear face coverings in Scottish classrooms from Monday, 30.10.2020

Financial Times, Free school meals are not the only tool we need to fight poverty, 30.10.2020 (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Telegraph, Exam regulator urged to avoid a 'prizes for all' approach for 2021 A-levels and GCSEs, 30.10.2020

TES, 'Steep' rise in Covid among secondary school students, 30.10.2020

TES, Staff in Scottish schools told to wear face coverings, 30.10.2020

TES, Revealed: Hidden Covid impact on poorest area schools, 30.10.2020

TES, Revealed: Hidden Covid impact on poorest area schools, 30.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Ofsted's return in January now 'unthinkable', 30.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Fears low sick pay fuels Covid in schools, 30.10.2020

The Telegraph, Can taking lessons outdoors tackle the children's mental health crisis?, 29.10.2020

The Telegraph, Middle class students more likely to win preferred university place this year, research finds, 29.10.2020

The Telegraph, Welsh exam regulator proposes cancelling GCSEs next summer, 29.10.2020

Schools Week, Decrease in schools getting top grades, and 6 other findings from Ofsted’s inspections data, 29.10.2020

Schools Week, Over 18,000 entries for autumn GCSEs, but that’s not including English and maths, 29.10.2020

TES, GCSEs: Autumn exam entries revealed subject by subject, 29.10.2020

TES, GCSE maths: 80% of teachers don’t support resit policy, 29.10.2020

TES, GCSE maths: ‘Radical reform’ of teacher training needed, 29.10.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Scrap next summer’s exams, says regulator, 29.10.2020

iNews, GCSE exams in Wales should be scrapped in 2021, watchdog recommends, 29.10.2020. Also in BBC News, The Guardian

The Guardian, Most black British children report experiencing racism at school, 29.10.2020. Also in iNews

BBC News, Covid: School absence before lockdown prompts catch-up fears, 29.10.2020

iNews, ‘Aspirational’ students cause jump in university applications for Oxbridge and medicine in 2021, 29.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Teachers spend holiday tracking and tracing, 29.10.2020

The Guardian, A postcode lottery is stopping children in care from going to university, 29.10.2020

BBC News, New college opening with degrees with no subjects, 29.10.2020

The Times, Let’s talk about the education of white working-class boys, 28.10.2020

TES, Could 'hybrid-flexible' teaching work for you?, 28.10.2020

The Guardian, Black activism can't be effective if we aren't taught black history, 28.10.2020

The Scotsman, Thousands of children on a long-term absence from school, 28.10.2020

iNews, ‘Myth’ that teachers suffer worse mental health than other professions, study finds, 28.10.2020

The Telegraph, The conservative case against Marcus Rashford's school meals plan, 28.10.2020

The Guardian, Marcus Rashford petition to end child food poverty signed by over 1m people, 28.10.2020. Also in BBC News, The Independent

TES, Are we heading for another GCSE and A-level disaster?, 28.10.2020

The Telegraph, Schools have become 'play-starved stress factories'. We need to let children play, especially now, 28.10.2020

The Telegraph, School sport facilities will be open in London this half-term to get vulnerable children and young people active, 28.10.2020

The Times, Child poverty: hunger does not go away during the school holidays, 28.10.2020

The Times, Food tsar Henry Dimbleby serves up £1bn meal plan to Boris Johnson, 28.10.2020

TES, Teachers 'regarded as expendable' in new Covid system, 27.10.2020

The Times, Henry Dimbleby: Ministers failing in free school meals row, 27.10.2020

BBC News, Free school meals: Rishi Sunak says government has 'provided resources', 27.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Six hundred thousand pupils are sent home due to coronavirus: Almost one in five children had to isolate last week... but just 10,000 tested positive for Covid-19, 27.10.2020

Metro, More than half of all secondary schools in England have pupils self-isolating, 27.10.2020

TES, Majority of secondary schools now have Covid cases, 27.10.2020

TES, GCSEs: Scrap exams or risk a fiasco, North warns DfE, 27.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Coronavirus lockdowns widen the 'disadvantage gap' between rich and poor children — and may negatively affect their life chances even before they reach school age, 27.10.2020

BBC News, Northern England schools 'most disrupted by Covid', 27.10.2020

The Times, Row after ‘free school meals cash’ spent on mortuaries and PPE, 27.10.2020

TES, Covid-19: Schools not 'high-risk' workplaces after all, 26.10.2020

BBC News, School meals: Boris Johnson refuses to move on school meal vouchers, 26.10.2020

The Telegraph, County lines drug gangs recruiting children at the school gate, MP claims, 26.10.2020

The Telegraph, The Tories have woefully failed to articulate conservative solutions to child hunger, 26.10.2020

The Telegraph, Free school meals climbdown could see Government fund 'holiday clubs', 26.10.2020

The Telegraph, The school meals row is the first skirmish in a looming political war, 26.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Would YOU switch your child to an online-only education? New private school will offer live-streamed lessons for 15-pupil classes and one-to-one parental support - and it only costs £6,340-a-year, 26.10.2020

TES, Call to action over Brexit 'threat to teacher quality', 26.10.2020

The Guardian, Free school meals: Johnson under renewed pressure from council leaders, 26.10.2020

The Guardian, Treasury rejects claims it refused extra £150m for free school meals, 26.10.2020

iNews, Free school meals: Councils say £63m hardship funding from the Government has already been spent, 26.10.2020

TES, Covid: 41% pupils still not getting ‘full schooling’, 26.10.2020

Metro, Tier 4 lockdown ‘could see closure of schools’ if infections don’t drop, 26.10.2020

The Times, Boris Johnson offers support but no U-turn over school meals row, 26.10.2020

The Times, Britain should be the first country to introduce higher education for all, 26.10.2020

The Telegraph, Only six in ten pupils are getting full education despite schools reopening, report finds, 26.10.2020

The Times, BAME an irrelevant term, says Tony Sewell, 26.10.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson faces Tory revolt over free school meals, 26.10.2020

The Times, King’s College Online — the private school that costs £6,000 a year, 26.10.2020

The Times, More cash for poorest as PM seeks end to school meals row, 26.10.2020

The Sunday Times, Schools’ sibling priority rule to stay but ‘children must be treated equally’, says archdiocese, 25.10.2020

iNews, Tories have ‘misunderstood’ mood of nation on free school meals and the PM should think again, warns key ally, 25.10.2020

The Guardian, The Observer view on the Commons vote to let poor children go hungry, 25.10.2020

The Guardian, No 10 under growing pressure to U-turn over free school meals, 25.10.2020

TES, Experts call for pupils to wear masks in classrooms, 25.10.2020

TES, How cold can your classroom get - legally?, 25.10.2020

TES, GCSEs: Why we should hold a second exam series in July, 25.10.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, School could face legal action after pupil is excluded for failing to wear face mask, 25.10.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Subsidise places at independent schools to give more children a chance to flourish, 25.10.2020

BBC News, School meals: Cabinet minister defends refusal to extend holiday scheme, 25.10.2020

BBC News, Covid-19: Schools may need to close to some year groups, scientist warns, 25.10.2020

BBC News, School meals: Pressure mounts on government to reverse decision, 25.10.2020

BBC News, Covid: Laptop allocation for deprived pupils cut at some schools, 25.10.2020. Also in Schools Week, TES, The Independent

TES, Schools may have to partially close, says top scientist, 25.10.2020

The Independent, UK doctors demand free meals for kids as COVID fuels hunger, 25.10.2020

iNews, Headteachers in disbelief as Government ‘slashes’ laptops for poor pupils on eve of half-term, 24.10.2020

The Telegraph, Free school meals row sees Red Wall MPs report torrent of abuse, amid calls for Boris Johnson to ‘sit down’ with Marcus Rashford, 24.10.2020

TES, How is Covid-19 affecting pupils with eating disorders?, 24.10.2020

The Guardian, Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists, 24.10.2020

The Times, Tory councils turn against PM in battle for free school meals, 24.10.2020

The Times, Denying kids a hot meal is a hollow victory, 24.10.2020

BBC News, School meals: Councils promise help after Rashford campaign, 24.10.2020

BBC News, Marcus Rashford: Communities back school meals campaign, 24.10.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Reopening schools causes R transmission rate to surge, study suggests, 24.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Schools may have to close to older pupils to curb Covid spread, warns scientist, 24.10.2020

The Times, Pupils should mix arts and science, says woman leading Russell Group, 24.10.2020

The Telegraph, Teacher union calls for schools to move to rota system with children taught virtually half of the time, 23.10.2020

The Telegraph, School children are being denied access to water and toilets, ministers told, 23.10.2020

iNews, Free school meals: Councils and businesses step up after Government refuses to extend support to holidays, 23.10.2020

The Telegraph, Cafes, pubs and restaurants defy Downing Street to offer free meals to children over half-term, 23.10.2020

TES, Podcast: Ofqual, 2021 exams and how schools are coping, 23.10.2020

TES, How Ofqual decided to keep quiet on grading algorithm, 23.10.2020

TES, Use rotas to halt 'alarming' Covid rise, say teachers, 23.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Half of pupils missed out on HPV vaccine while schools were closed during coronavirus lockdown, figures reveal, 23.10.2020

The Times, Degree gap likely to preserve white advantage for decades, 23.10.2020

The Evening Standard, Coronavirus pandemic could create 'educational underclass' in London, Teach First co-founder warns, 23.10.2020

Schools Week, DfE consults on scrapping quals competing with A-Levels by 2023, 23.10.2020

The Times, Scottish pupils among the world’s most empathetic, 23.10.2020

The Independent, ‘Morally correct’: Schools give families on free school meals money for half term food, 22.10.2020

TES, Covid sparks remote learning 'upsurge' in ITT courses, 22.10.2020

TES, Ofqual knew GCSE and A-level results were 'unreliable', 22.10.2020

TES, Grading fiasco: How DfE bounced Ofqual into mocks plan, 22.10.2020

TES, Revealed: How the summer exams grading fiasco unfolded, 22.10.2020

The Telegraph, Everything you need to know about the new tutoring scheme, 22.10.2020

The Herald, Scottish pupils ranked fourth in global issues study involving 27 nations, 22.10.2020

The Guardian, Ofqual board minutes reveal tensions with DfE ahead of exam results fiasco, 22.10.2020

TES, Schools linked to ‘large’ increase in Covid R number, 22.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Combination of measures `shows greatest effect reducing Covid-19 transmission´, 22.10.2020

ITV News, 'Millions' of Covid tests giving results in minutes to be rolled out to schools and universities, Matt Hancock says, 22.10.2020

The Daily Mail, One in six children has a mental health problem and cases have rocketed by 50% during coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns, new report shows, 22.10.2020

Schools Week, We fear next summer’s exams, say lockdown heads, 22.10.2020

Schools Week, Revealed: What Ofqual’s explosive board minutes tell us about the exams fiasco, 22.10.2020

Schools Week, Williamson met with Ofqual day before results day – despite claims of ignorance, 22.10.2020

TES, Schools have ‘limited role’ in spreading Covid, 22.10.2020

BBC News, Lockdown made life worse for two in five children, NHS report says, 22.10.2020

The Times, MPs kick out Marcus Rashford’s call to extend free meals, 22.10.2020

The Times, Want your children to love books? Show them a podcast, 22.10.2020

The Scotsman, SQA and Scottish Government accused of 'cover-up' over claim of no written record of eight meetings involving John Swinney, 22.10.2020

iNews, School kids to become climate change reporters in Sky programme, 22.10.2020

iNews, Universities: England needs 350,000 more places by 2035 — but 18-year old population in Scotland to decline, 22.10.2020

The Telegraph, Why lockdown has intensified parents' property catchment area wars, 22.10.2020

The Times, Law firms look beyond A-level grades, 22.10.2020

The Times, School and social status have no place in the legal profession, 22.10.2020

The Guardian, Figures lay bare toll of pandemic on UK children's mental health, 21.10.2020

The Guardian, Marcus Rashford in 'despair' as MPs reject free school meal plan, 21.10.2020

TES, DfE cuts 'schools aren't high risk' line from guidance, 21.10.2020

TES, Covid: Keep classrooms 'well ventilated' schools told, 21.10.2020

TES, Covid remote lessons law 'draconian' and 'demoralising', 21.10.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Plea for new approach in lockdown areas, 21.10.2020

TES, Teachers ‘sick and tired’ of the DfE’s Covid response, 21.10.2020

TES, Teaching about white privilege? You're breaking the law, 21.10.2020

TES, Pupils 'need more access to BAME authors in class', 21.10.2020

TES, Don’t teach pupils about white privilege, says minister, 21.10.2020

Schools Week, Consider allowing pupils to wear additional clothing indoors, DfE tells schools, 21.10.2020

Schools Week, Gibb ‘misspoke’ when he said all schools were in ‘tier 1’, 21.10.2020

The Telegraph, Lockdown could lead to more children reading books, the National Literacy Trust claims, 21.10.2020

The Herald, Warning over safety of previously shielding teachers, 21.10.2020

The Telegraph, Overcautious teachers are sending entire year groups home unnecessarily, Children's tsar warns, 21.10.2020

The Telegraph, Children’s education shouldn’t be sacrificed on the altar of Covid, 21.10.2020

The Telegraph, Disease experts criticise school for shuffling pupils around every 15 minutes to avoid quarantine, 21.10.2020

The Telegraph, Male teacher chosen for job over female rival because he had 'strong handshake', tribunal hears, 21.10.2020

The Telegraph, Time to end the teaching of divisive critical race theory in British schools, 21.10.2020

The Independent, Teachers presenting white privilege as fact are breaking the law, minister warns, 21.10.2020

BBC News, Rashford says child hunger worsening as MPs set to vote, 21.10.2020

Schools Week, Nick Gibb at education committee: 7 things we learned, 20.10.2020

The Guardian, 'Scarred for life': Sage experts warn of impact of Covid policies on the young, 20.10.2020

TES, Scottish government to fund free meals over holidays, 20.10.20

TES, Teachers set 'impossible' remote learning task, 20.10.2020

BBC News, Pupils sent home in half of England's secondary schools, 20.10.2020

The Times, Covid cases reported at nearly half of England’s secondary schools, 21.10.2020

TES, Pupils 'need more access to BAME authors in class', 21.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Nearly HALF of secondary schools in England have pupils at home self-isolating because of Covid as class attendance falls to 86%, government figures show, 20.10.2020.  Also in Schools Week, TES and iNews

The Daily Mail, SAGE scientists warn children risk becoming a 'lost generation' because of Number 10's pandemic policies, 20.10.2020

The Guardian, Coronavirus: 400,000 children in England off school in one week, 20.10.2020

iNews, Opening windows at same time as using air conditioning ‘could reduce the spread of coronavirus in classrooms’, 20.10.2020

The Telegraph, Pupils may find it easier to get top grades in 2021 exams, minister suggests, 20.10.2020.  Also in Schools Week and iNews

TES, 'I love teaching – but I can't carry on like this', 20.10.2020

TES, School face masks confusion as minister contradicts DfE, 20.10.2020

TES, Our voices must be heard on Covid-19, students plea, 20.10.2020

TES, DfE scraps data showing rise in partly closed schools, 20.10.2020

TES, Revealed: GCSE exam dates and timetables 2021, 20.10.2020

TES, What teachers really think about teaching during Covid, 20.10.2020

TES, Gibb refuses to rule out centre-assessed GCSE grades, 20.10.2020

The Telegraph, First all-online global school launches, offering private education at fraction of the cost, 20.10.2020

The Telegraph, Teaching children that white privilege is a fact is breaking the law, says minister, 20.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Education Minister Nick Gibb rules out cancelling school holidays to help children catch up on learning as he says teachers 'need a break' after 'working phenomenally hard' during coronavirus crisis, 20.10.2020

BBC News, Pupils sent home in half of England's secondary schools, 20.10.2020

TES, Nearly half of secondaries have self-isolating pupils, 20.10.2020

BBC News, Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon will 'do everything' to keep schools open, 20.10.2020

The Guardian, Pressure mounts on No 10 to extend free school meals holiday scheme, 20.10.2020

The Telegraph, Why men are quitting teaching at an alarming rate, 20.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Teachers 'busting a gut', says Wes Streeting, 19.10.2020

The Times, Covid in Scotland: schools in hotspots at risk of closure, 19.10.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Almost 1,500 cases recorded in NI schools, 19.10.2020

The Times, Wales announces two-week circuit-breaker lockdown, 19.10.2020

The Times, 90-minute tests for coronavirus on trial in hospitals and care homes, 19.10.2020

The Telegraph, Exam uncertainty is creating a teenage mental health crisis, 19.10.2020

The Telegraph, Depriving young people of the great outdoors is an utter tragedy, 19.10.2020

The Telegraph, SNP urged to deliver bailout to save vital outdoor education centres, 19.10.2020

TES, Tiered alert system will not dictate when schools close, 19.10.2020

TES, Schools told not to 'bother' DfE on Covid cases, 19.10.2020

TES, Teachers at 'serious risk' without new safety checks, 19.10.2020

TES, Teachers condemn safety ad's 'small class sizes' claim, 19.10.2020

TES, Revealed: Schools that had 50% of results downgraded, 19.10.2020

The Telegraph, Pupils lose out as number of male teachers falls to new low as white men abandon profession, 19.10.2020

TES, Pay freezes blamed for huge drop in male teachers, 19.10.2020

The Times, Exodus of male teachers leaves boys without role models, 19.10.2020

LBC News, Education is becoming 'feminised' putting men off becoming teachers, 19.10.2020

The Guardian, Charities fear impact of masks on deaf children in UK schools, 19.10.2020

Schools Week, The PM’s tutoring plans offer hope for undoing Covid damage, 19.10.2020

The Sunday Times, Teachers search for lost children of Covid, 18.10.2020

The Herald, How 'blended learning' has returned to Scottish schools, 18.10.2020

The Sunday Times, Ex-chief schools inspector Michael Wilshaw urges retired teachers to join him in the classroom, 18.10.2020

TES, Can sewage show us if pupils are Covid super spreaders?, 17.10.2020

The Mirror, Schools may need to shut for two weeks to 'get on top of' Covid-19, says Gov advisor, 17.10.2020

TES, A teacher's mission is to destroy barriers to equality, 17.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Parents of private school pupils could be 'hounded' for unpaid fees by a debt collection agency as institutions face 'major challenge' to survive, 17.10.2020

The Telegraph, Teacher beheaded in Paris suburb after showing cartoons of Prophet Mohammed to class, 17.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Schoolchildren are being left outside in the rain and sitting in freezing classrooms because of unclear Covid advice from Government, parents say, 17.10.2020

The Telegraph, Pupils saw body of their decapitated Paris teacher online, 17.10.2020

The Telegraph, Schools may have to shut for two weeks to 'get on top of' cases, says Government adviser, 17.10.2020

The Telegraph, Food supply chain to hospitals, care homes, schools and prisons on brink of collapse, wholesalers warn, 17.10.2020

Schools Week, Wes Streeting appointed shadow schools minister, 16.10.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers call for 'circuit-breaker' lockdown and two-week half term, 16.10.2020

iNews, Government faced with Commons vote if it does not extend free school meals to holidays, 16.10.2020

The Daily Mail, 'Circuit breakers' EVERY school holiday: SAGE expert says two-week lockdowns at breaks could put brakes on coronavirus spread until vaccine is developed, 16.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Now they want a SERIES of circuit breakers: Government adviser says we should shut down the country around EVERY school holiday, 16.10.2020

BBC News, Covid: Loss of school trips in pandemic 'has cost £500m', 16.10.2020

Schools Week, Private schools group branded ‘insensitive’ over partnership with debt collection agency, 16.10.2020

The Times, Call for circuit-breaker lockdowns during every school holiday, 16.10.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Liverpool mayor considers extra half-term week, 16.10.2020

Schools Week, £140m of tuition catch-up cash remains unspent, 16.10.2020

iNews, Wales extends free school meals to every school holiday until Easter 2021, 15.10.2020

TES, Why school arts could save Fatima's ballet career, 15.10.2020

iNews, Jamie Oliver: Give young people 20% off healthy food, says anti-childhood obesity campaign, 15.10.2020

The Guardian, Students retaking GSCE exams in November 'may pose public health risk', 15.10.2020.  Also in TES

BBC News, Marcus Rashford to fight on after new school meals plea rejected, 15.10.2020

Evening Standard, Liverpool considering extra half-term week in battle with coronavirus, 15.10.2020

The Telegraph, Why we need more science teachers, now more than ever, 15.10.2020

The Telegraph, Woke teaching has been a disaster for working class kids, 15.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Masks mandatory in hundreds more secondaries, 15.10.2020

TES, Teachers are not being heard on Covid, warn heads, 15.10.2020

TES, Schools will 'have difficulty' if Covid rise continues, 15.10.2020

The Guardian, Marcus Rashford urges more compassion for poorest children, 15.10.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Ireland: Schools are safe and can stay open, Norma Foley confirms, 15.10.2020

iNews, Jamie Oliver: Give young people 20% off healthy food, says anti-childhood obesity campaign, 15.10.2020

iNews, Wales extends free school meals to every school holiday until Easter 2021, 15.10.2020

The Times, ‘Too late’ for half-term coronavirus circuit breaker to work, 15.10.2020

BBC News, Rashford: Hungry children still worrying about next meal, 15.10.2020

The Times, Teachers call for parents evenings to be cancelled, 15.10.2020

TES, GCSE resits: The power of peer-to-peer teaching, 14.10.2020

TES, 'Urgent' call to train teachers in 'digital learning', 14.10.2020

BBC News, Teachers in Wales to get 3.7% pay rise, 14.10.2020

The Telegraph, Half of UK's outdoor education centres face closure due to coronavirus, 14.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Children have 'closed up' since going back to school at the end of lockdown - with 64% of parents saying youngsters spoke more about their feelings while learning from home, 14.10.2020

The Mirror, Headteacher warns parents about 'lesser' coronavirus symptoms she blames for outbreak, 14.10.2020

TES, Exams 2021: how do the changes affect your calendar?, 14.10.2020

TES, Coronavirus and exams: a guide to the rules for absence, 14.10.2020

TES, My school will end up with five-figure Covid costs, 14.10.2020

TES, Less than half school staff happy with pay or workload, 14.10.2020

TES, I can't help it – I see my pupils as a Covid risk, 14.10.2020

TES, GCSEs and A levels 2021: Can exams ever be fair?, 14.10.2020

TES, More Covid tests promised to 'high-risk area' schools, 14.10.2020

TES, Campaign builds to save outdoor education centres, 14.10.2020

The Telegraph, If GCSEs fall out of fashion, finding a school could get much more exciting, 14.10.2020

The Times, Don’t ask working-class boys to apologise for ‘white privilege’, experts warn, 14.10.2020

BBC News, Covid: School insurance fears for cancelled overnight trips, 14.10.2020

The Times, Pressure grows on PM for half-term lockdown, 14.10.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Wrap up, pupils told, as windows will stay open, 14.10.2020

BBC News, Schools to close and tight new hospitality rules in Northern Ireland, 14.10.2020

The Telegraph, How to invest so your children's school fees pay for themselves, 14.10.2020

The Telegraph, How to talk to children about race, 13.10.2020

iNews, White working class pupils falling behind because of ‘status deficit’, MPs hear, 13.10.2020

BBC News, 'Elitist curriculum not serving white working classes', 13.10.2020

The Telegraph, White working class boys will continue to be left behind because 'white privilege' suggests they are the problem, 13.10.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Almost 1 in 10 schools now partially closed, 13.10.2020

Schools Week, More ‘optionality’ in next year’s exams still a possibility, says Ofqual chief, 13.10.2020

TES, GCSEs: Mocks plan ‘makes mockery’ of allowing more time, 13.10.2020

TES, Exams 2021: 'We must achieve fairness and confidence', 13.10.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: A guide to adapting your planning, 13.10.2020

TES, Covid: More than one in five secondaries partly closed, 13.10.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: How do we keep students motivated?, 13.10.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Call to scrap exams up for debate by MPs, 13.10.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Vulnerable patients told they can still go to work or school, 13.10.2020

TES, Revealed: SAGE warning over schools spreading Covid, 13.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Covid rates `will keep rising if schools and hospitality remain open´, 13.10.2020

The Telegraph, Six legal ways to cut your tax bill while saving money for private school, 13.10.2020

The Times, Free school breakfasts can transform lives, 13.10.2020

The Times, Disadvantages faced by white working class cannot be ignored, 13.10.2020

The Times, Scottish pupils will lose out without exams, parents warn, 13.10.2020

TES, Coronavirus and exams: 8 key questions about the update, 12.10.2020

TES, 5 ways teachers can prioritise their mental health, 12.10.2020

The Guardian, Marcus Rashford backs MPs’ push for free school breakfasts, 12.10.2020.  Also iNews

The Mirror, Contact tracers told to stop giving details of cases in schools to local health teams, 12.10.2020

The Scotsman, Pupils told to wrap up in class as school windows to be kept open over winter, 12.10.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Results will be a ‘challenge’ warn boards, 12.10.2020

TES, Coronavirus and exams: 8 key questions about the update, 12.10.2020

TES, Is exam uncertainty causing an arms race of assessment?, 12.10.2020

TES, GCSE resits: Plans for summer exams revealed, 12.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Teacher alarm at new test and trace changes, 12.10.2020

TES, Rising Covid cases putting teachers at risk, says union, 12.10.2020

Schools Week, No blanket closure for schools in ‘very high’ alert areas, PM confirms, 12.10.2020

The Telegraph, There are serious problems with the equality for next year's exams, 12.10.2020

The Guardian, Surge in number of UK children applying for free school meals, 12.10.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Ireland: Schools will not close for extra week, 12.10.2020

The Telegraph, How much to save to send a child to private school – whether it's 10 years away or one, 12.10.2020

The Guardian, Britain’s best universities are dominated by private schools. Could I help level the playing field?, 12.10.2020

iNews, Marcus Rashford renews call for free school meal vouchers over half-term as data shows increased demand, 12.10.2020

The Times, Students should apply for university next year with confidence, 12.10.2020

TES, Rising Covid cases putting teachers at risk, says union, 12.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Teacher alarm at new test and trace changes, 12.10.2020

The Daily Mail, English schools 2021 exams delayed by 3 weeks due to COVID-19, 12.10.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: Three-week delay for 'most' GCSE and A-level exams in England next summer, 12.10.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Union demands better safety as school toll rises sharply, 12.10.2020

The Guardian, Ten black history events that should be taught to every pupil, 11.10.2020

The Sunday Times, Letters to the Editor: Exams must happen, 11.10.2020

The Sunday Times, Lindsay Paterson: Cancelling coursework for Scottish Highers pupils shows no lessons learnt, 11.10.2020

TES, Teachers demand action as 10-19 pupils top Covid table, 11.09.2020

The Guardian, 'It isn't a tick-box': young BLM activists on Black History Month in UK schools, 11.10.2020

TES, Covid and schools: a virologist's view on staying safe, 11.10.2020

The Sunday Times, Tech companies must be forced to protect children, 11.10.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Prince Harry speaks of taking school for granted, as he joins Meghan and Malala for girls' education campaign, 11.10.2020

The Guardian, Online-only tours make anxious parents’ school choice harder, 11.10.2020

TES, Why bringing sport back to our school was so important, 11.10.2020

iNews, ‘Rigorous’ mock exams to be held as a backup in case exam season is cancelled again, 10.10.2020

The Mirror, Thousands of teachers face 'devastating' pension shortfalls after admin blunders, 10.10.2020

TES, 'The mental energy to teach during Covid is staggering', 10.10.2020

TES, A teacher without their audience is a tragic show, 10.10.2020

TES, Why diversity matters – in our very non-diverse school, 10.10.2020

The Mirror, Schoolchildren 'banned from singing Happy Birthday in class' over coronavirus fears, 10.10.2020

The Telegraph, Parents with young children could be protected against severe Covid-19, 10.10.2020

The Guardian, 'Plan B' for rigorous mock exams to avoid rerun of A-level fiasco, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.10.2020

TES, SQA was far more likely to downgrade state students, 09.10.2020

The Independent, Environmental organisations call for inquiry into ‘vital role of outdoor learning’, 09.10.2020

BBC News, GCSEs and A-level exams to start later in NI next summer, 09.10.2020

The Telegraph, Children of same-sex parents do better at school, study claims, 09.10.2020

TES, Covid costs are pushing schools over edge, say heads, 09.10.2020

Schools Week, Schools take £900m Covid hit, but few get cash help, 09.10.2020

Schools Week, Prioritising well-being doesn’t make you a ‘snowflake’, 09.10.2020

iNews, Poor education decisions across UK during coronavirus crisis hit disadvantaged pupils, report finds, 09.10.2020

BBC News, No on-site counselling in half of schools, research says, 09.10.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Dropping N5s hits prospects of the most disadvantaged, 09.10.2020

BBC News, NHS Covid-19 app: Why are some teachers being told not to use it?, 08.10.2020

TES, 'Hey, Gav – teachers need a two-week half-term', 08.10.2020

TES, 'Weaker schools need help with GCSE teacher assessment', 08.10.2020

The Guardian, Tory MPs back ditching GCSE exams in English school system overhaul, 08.10.2020

The Scotsman, Algorithm at heart of Scottish exam results fiasco not analysed, 08.10.2020

TES, Closing schools may increase Covid deaths, warn experts, 08.10.2020

The Independent, 'It's relentless': Head teachers describe reopening schools mid-pandemic, 08.10.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Closing schools could increase death toll by prolonging outbreak, scientists say as they warn against short-termism, 08.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Education sector leads WFH drive with 51% of businesses from independent schools, exam boards and private tutors planning to increase the amount of their staff working from home, 08.10.2020

TES, WATCH: Teachers' worst Covid gap fears confirmed, 09.10.2020

TES, Call to use outdoor education to boost pupil wellbeing, 08.10.2020

The Times, Keeping lower levels of air pollution in and around schools could help pupils’ education, 08.10.2020. Also in iNews

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Anger as exams cancelled to avoid ‘risk to timetable’, 08.10.2020

The Times, Music lessons improve children’s concentration and memory, 08.10.2020

The Guardian, Scotland's National 5 exams to be cancelled next year, 08.10.2020. Also in BBC News, TES, iNews

BBC News, Let depressed teens postpone exams, say researchers, 08.10.2020

The Telegraph, Herd immunity could have saved more lives than lockdown, study suggests, 07.10.2020

The Guardian, Only radical reform can fix Britain's broken ladder of social mobility, 07.10.2020

The Guardian, Department for Education’s handling of pupil data ruled illegal, 07.10.2020

The Telegraph, BBC to cut back recruitment of Oxbridge graduates, 07.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Coronavirus lockdowns 'may kill MORE than herd immunity strategy does': Strict restrictions and school closures could increase deaths as Covid bounces back, major study finds, 07.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Shutting schools increases Covid-19 deaths – study, 07.10.2020. Also in The Evening Standard, The Mirror

Schools Week, DfE broke pupil data protection laws, damning ICO audit reveals, 07.10.2020

TES, Exams 2021: Why teachers need to know the rules now, 07.10.2020

TES, BAME representation in school governance falls to 3.5%, 07.10.2020

TES, MPs to debate whether to reduce GCSE content for 2021, 07.10.2020

TES, Are school open mornings putting teachers at risk?, 07.10.2020

BBC News, Swinney to update MSPs on 2021 school exam plans, 07.10.2020

The Times, Big rise in black Cambridge students, 07.10.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Don’t force at-risk teachers to sign off sick, councils told, 07.10.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Call to make teacher assessment more robust, 06.10.2020

Schools Week, Government to ‘explore’ one-to-one teaching for ‘exceptional’ pupils, 06.10.2020

iNews, Scottish Tories back free university tuition, reversing 13 years of opposition, 06.10.2020

The Daily Mail, Parental anxiety about Covid-19 leads to rise in home schooling – Ofsted, 06.10.2020

Schools Week, More schools partially closed, but attendance rises, 06.10.2020

Schools Week, Spielman: Better DfE advice needed to thwart Covid ‘fake news’ fuelling home education rise, 06.10.2020

Schools Week, Ofsted’s visits find schools’ remote learning ‘not aligned’ to curriculum, 06.10.2020

TES, Ofsted: Remote lessons 'not aligned' with curriculum, 06.10.2020

TES, Ofsted: Covid testing 'barrier' to schools staying open, 06.10.2020

TES, Ofsted: Third of schools see Covid home education rise, 06.10.2020

Financial Times, Lack of clarity makes fresh exams fiasco likely, unions warn, 06.10.2020

The Scotsman, John Swinney set to announce plans for 2021 school exams after SQA fiasco, 06.10.2020

The Times, Far right recruiting children on YouTube, 06.10.2020

The Scotsman, Schools must prioritise kids’ emotional wellbeing - Paul Carberry, 06.10.2020

TES, Fears DfE still 'putting all its eggs in exam basket', 05.10.2020

TheTelegraph, GCSE and A-level curriculum could be cut back to help post-Covid generation, 05.10.2020

BBC News, Boris Johnson urged to intervene to 'save outdoor education', 05.10.2020

iNews, Prioritise teenagers taking GCSEs and A-levels for Covid testing to safeguard exams in 2021, ministers told, 05.10.2020

Schools Week, Unions: Allow grade inflation next year – but not as much as 2020, 05.10.2020

TES, Williamson: Teachers have a duty not to indoctrinate, 05.10.2020

TES, 'Lack of empathy for vulnerable teachers is staggering', 05.10.2020

TES, Teachers warned of edtech's 'massive data extraction', 05.10.2020

TES, No plans for return to blended learning, says Sturgeon, 05.10.2020

TES, Why teachers need their headteachers to teach, 05.10.2020

TES, GCSEs: Call to keep some inflation from grades fiasco, 05.10.2020

TES, Prioritise exam students for Covid tests, DfE told, 05.10.2020

The Times, We need an exam plan by Christmas, head teachers tell Nick Gibb, 05.10.2020

Schools Week, Three new studies will assess post-Covid disadvantage gap, 05.10.2020

BBC News, Covid: Plea to end remote teaching 'postcode lottery', 04.10.2020

The Sunday Times, Ministers’ multiple choice question for exams next summer: plan A, plan B or plan C?, 04.10.2020

TES, World Teachers' Day focuses on Covid challenges, 04.10.2020

The Telegraph, Time for parents to stand against the scandalous treatment of schoolchildren, 04.10.2020

The Guardian, ‘Exhausted’ teachers warn they have no additional funding to handle Covid-19, 04.10.2020

TES, 8 ways schools need help to survive the Covid 2nd wave, 03.10.2020

TES, 'Remote learning legal order will force heads to quit', 03.10.2020

TES, Why we need to make Black History Month last all year, 03.10.2020

TES, Losing faith and undermined: Teachers’ 5 Covid fears, 03.10.2020

Evening Standard, GCSEs set to be pushed back for same amount of time as A-level, 03.10.2020

The Independent, GCSE exams could be delayed by three weeks in line with A-levels, reports say, 03.10.2020

The Guardian, Covid cases among secondary school-aged children rise in England, 02.10.2020

Financial Times, Schools turn to private sector for Covid-19 tests, 02.10.2020

The Guardian, Ministers taking 'way too long' to bring black history into curriculum, 02.10.2020

The Times, A-level pupils to get three extra weeks but exams will go ahead, 02.10.2020

Financial Times, Vocation, vocation should be UK middle class’s new mantra, 02.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Remote learning 'fills teachers with dread', 02.10.2020

The Times, The Times view on scrapping A levels: Exam Anxiety, 02.10.2020

The Times, A-level pupils to get three extra weeks but exams will go ahead, 02.10.2020

Schools Week, 20k autumn A-level ‘resit’ entries – with maths and science most popular, 01.10.2020

The Guardian, Legal threat over anti-capitalist guidance for schools in England, 01.10.2020

The Independent, I didn’t become a teacher to ban independent thought. Anti-racist education should not be up for debate, 01.10.2020

The Telegraph, A Level exams to be delayed next summer, minister to announce, 01.10.2020

BBC News, Emergency powers adopted to require schools to teach online, 01.10.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Schools ‘have legal duty’ to provide remote education, 01.10.2020

Schools Week, ‘Compelling logic’ in call to scrap GCSEs, says Green, 01.10.2020

Schools Week, DfE to clarify ‘intent’ of controversial new RSE guidance, 01.10.2020

Schools Week, No free laptops for schools with fewer than 15 self-isolating pupils, 01.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: Covid test chaos may close fifth of schools, 01.10.2020

TES, Remote learning legal order is 'grave error', say heads, 01.10.2020

TES, Schools can't order free laptops for pupils on rotas, 01.10.2020

TES, Call for UK schools to follow Italian 'rapid' test plan, 01.10.2020

TES, Exclusive: One in five schools have Covid-19 cases, 01.10.2020

TES, Covid teacher absence: How to solve the cover problem, 01.10.2020

TES, Are GCSEs worth saving?, 01.10.2020

TES, Maths most popular subject for autumn A-level 'resits', 01.10.2020

TES, The recruitment crisis in numbers, 01.10.2020

The Times, Oxford announces black scholarship, 01.10.2020

The Times, Influencers paid to plug degrees they never took, 01.10.2020

The Telegraph, Beware Critical Race Theory – the divisive ideology infiltrating school history lessons, 01.10.2020

TES, Most schools can't afford Covid costs, survey finds, 01.10.2020