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Fewer pupils accepted into first choice secondary schools

Fewer pupils accepted into first choice secondary schools

The disruption caused by Covid-19 means fewer pupils have been offered spaces in their first choice secondary schools.

Zoom class with personal trainer proves a HIIT

Zoom class with personal trainer proves a HIIT

A personal trainer is helping to put a set of students through their paces as part of virtual PE lessons.

'Vaccinate teachers rather than experiment with their health'

'Vaccinate teachers rather than experiment with their health'

An academy boss whose organisation runs two schools in Kent has accused government advisors of 'experimenting' with teachers' health.

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Inflate grades? 'It doesn't pay to do that'

Inflate grades? 'It doesn't pay to do that'

Teaching unions downplay concerns over grade inflation after the government confirms teacher assessment will be used for pupils' marks.

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'Our despicable treasurer should be in prison'

'Our despicable treasurer should be in prison'

A charity which ran a pre-school has labelled its former treasure "despicable" after she admitted stealing nearly £38,000 over a decade.

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'Covid has turned children’s lives upside down'

'Covid has turned children’s lives upside down'

Education chiefs have warned of soaring numbers of children with mental health conditions.

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Meet the young maths masters

Meet the young maths masters

Two youngsters have achieved top marks in their GCSE exams, years before they should be sitting them.

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More help for children learning from home

More help for children learning from home

A second-hand retailer has donated nine laptops to a primary school after learning that some children weren’t able to access online classes.

New dawn for school as building work complete

New dawn for school as building work complete

A multi-million pound replacement of a dilapidated school is now complete following an 18-month construction.

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'Marquees should be used when schools reopen'

'Marquees should be used when schools reopen'

An academy chief believes classes could be welcomed back more safely by using marquees.

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Work on multi-million pound arts centre gets under way

Work on multi-million pound arts centre gets under way

Work has started on a performing arts centre to teach the next generation of creatives after Kent college awarded £12.3m.

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Bursar's £15k Amazon spree with school's card

Bursar's £15k Amazon spree with school's card

A former school finance manager has admitted fraud after her £15,000 spending spree on garden furniture, massages, meals out and a designer wallet.

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30mph limit suggested outside special needs school

30mph limit suggested outside special needs school

The public have a chance to air the views on a proposed reduction in speed limits.

Construction starts on new £29m secondary school

Construction starts on new £29m secondary school

Work is underway to build new facilities for a recently opened and oversubscribed secondary school.

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School's 'leaky mobiles' to go in £6m upgrade

School's 'leaky mobiles' to go in £6m upgrade

Seventeen new classrooms are to be built at a grammar school as it benefits from a multi-million pound cash injection.

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'Do we send in the actual work, or make our children look like geniuses?'

'Do we send in the actual work, or make our children look like geniuses?'

When your child writes about poo do you send it to the teacher? A dilemma faced this week by our Secret Homeschooler.

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My lockdown: a student's perspective

My lockdown: a student's perspective

A Year 11 student has given a first-hand account of her year in education during Covid.

New school building lifted into place

New school building lifted into place

A virtual tour of a new primary school building has been released as the site takes shape with classrooms lifted into place.

Balloon launch to mark school's first anniversary

Balloon launch to mark school's first anniversary

Pupils watched a balloon launch to mark the first year of a primary school joining a new trust at home on social media because of the Covid lockdown.

Family’s help for home schoolers in lockdown

Family’s help for home schoolers in lockdown

A mother and daughter have set out to help children who may be less fortunate during the third national lockdown.

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