Everything you need to know about Covid testing and getting home safely from university.
Regional Ofsted bosses say schooling has been 'completely disrupted' by Covid-19 in some areas.
Ofsted's annual report warns of children out of sight and in danger during the pandemic.
An announcement about plans for next summer's exams in England is expected later this week.
Two new mass testing programmes are under way in a bid to drive down infection rates before Christmas.
Parents whose children are having to isolate after cases in their schools say they are going without pay.
The National Audit Office has today published its investigation into the Department for Education’s national free school meal voucher scheme. The report highlights many of
Parents were left waiting “too long” for financial support under the government’s national free school meal voucher scheme, according to a probe that has exposed officials’
A research charity will close at the end of this week after finding it “impossible” to secure further funding during the pandemic In a post on its website, the Institute fo
Schools will “effectively be on call” until Christmas eve to help with coronavirus contact tracing, a council has warned headteachers. Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole c
The drop in pupil attendance has seemingly plateaued, but around one in 10 pupils still remain absent from school for Covid-related reasons. The latest attendance data from
Ofsted is not expecting to resume graded inspections in January, the chief inspector of schools has said. Speaking at the launch of the watchdog’s latest annual report, Ama
Thousands of parents were forced to bombard a helpline in search of missing free school meals vouchers, because a firm picked to turn the scheme lacked the IT system needed
Collision happened during the school run on Tuesday morning
For most Britons, the impact of the UK’s transition to Brexit will first be noticed when they go to the supermarket to stock up on food and drink after the festive break.Wi
‘Our welfare system should increase people’s security, not suffering’, Trussell Trust chief says
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Britain and the European Union would set a bad example if they fail to reach a deal on their future relationship, but again insisted th
This particular squash was saved from a supermarket bin, then prepared by teenagers from a working-class estate during a six-week cooking course.They were persuaded to join
After about 17 years in formal education, some university students are being asked to take their final exams online – in a different format than they’ve ever experienced. T
An investigation into the free school meal voucher fiasco, which left many families without food during lockdown, has found the government signed contracts worth up to £425
I wonder if you saw this post on Twitter from 24 November: “‘Your child will experience a mild illness’. This is what I was told when school sent my child home following a
It is now more common for people using food banks to be in debt to the government than to family and friends or payday loan companies, the Trussell Trust has said.The UK’s
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Introduction Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), Ofsted suspended all routine inspections in March 2020. As part of a phased return to routine inspection, we are carrying out as
Thank you all, for coming to this virtual launch of my annual report. As you are having to watch on a screen, I’m going to be briefer than usual. Many of you will be listen
Launching this year’s Ofsted Annual Report, Amanda Spielman said that school closures during the first national lockdown had a ‘dramatic impact’ on the number of child prot
A ‘stuck’ school is a school that has: had consistently poor inspection outcomes throughout the last 13 years been judged to be inadequate, satisfactory or to require impro
Children's social care data for the Ofsted Annual report 2019/2020 MS Excel Spreadsheet, 3.5MB This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an
The Annual Report looks at schools, early years, further education and skills and children’s social care for the academic year 2019 to 2020. Ofsted’s findings are based on