Astrea Academy Trust has given its teachers a two per cent pay rise, despite only a national government increase of one percent, Tes has reported.

Scottish schools in poor areas to get £45 million to close attainment gap

Nine local authorities and 72 individual schools have been allocated funding from the Scottish Attainment Challenge for education initiatives and projects targeting the most deprived children.

Half of primary school pupils sought support from food banks last summer, figures show

Anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust has revealed that new data shows last summer almost half of children receiving help from foodbanks were primary school students.

Financial management review of academy chain reveals ‘significant failings’

An Education Standards Funding Agency review into academy chain The Enquire Learning Trust has found that four senior leaders were being paid “off

Schools Minister Nick Gibb MP

Schools Minister Nick Gibb has pledged to wipe out the use of the word "gay" as a term of abuse in schools, according to the Evening Standard.

Swimming provision ‘unacceptable’ says former Olympian Steve Parry

One in 20 schools fails to meet curriculum swimming requirements, according to the latest report from Swim England, which recommends a major overha

Bidvine.com has noticed an 118 per cent increase in the number of parents looking for summer tutors since last July

Numbers

The government money will boost the capacity of schools, colleges and universities to deliver good quality teaching for post-16 maths courses including Core, A level and further maths.

The number of pupils expelled for physically assaulting adults has risen by a fifth in the past year, statistics have shown.

The Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire has announced that more funds will be poured into the education sector following reallocation of money.

Teachers union NASUWT has criticised the government’s move to push the state pension age to 68.

The government’s academy trust survey for 2017 has shown that 71 per cent of single-academy trusts converted to “obtain more funding for frontline education”.

Education secretary Justine Greening has announced that the government’s plans to have 90 per cent of pupils studying all EBacc subjects by 2020 has been pushed back.

Underperforming schools could improve with support through school-to-school partnerships with high-performing institutes, a report suggests.

According to the annual Ofsted attitude teacher survey, the longer a teacher has worked in schools, the less likely they are to trust Ofsted.

According to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), gender stereotyping is affecting children and young people.

The chief inspector of schools, Amanda Spielman, has warned that the new GCSE exams are threatening the chances of pupils receiving a “broad and balanced” education.

According to the union NASUWT, the announcement of £1.3 billion of funding for schools “appears to be a recycled announcement of recycled money”.

Education secretary Justine Greening has announced that an extra £1.3 billion of funding will be poured into schools over the next two years.

Former shadow education secretary Lucy Powell has been elected to serve on the education select committee along with two ex-teachers.

According to figures released by Public Health England (PHE), less than a fifth of primary children get the recommended amount of exercise by the time they leave school.

The amount of four and five-year-olds excluded from primary schools is on the rise, according to an expert who runs schools for excluded children.

A new scheme to improve how maths is taught in Schools in Wales is set to be launched.

The government is planning to spend around £10 million on recruiting and training hundreds of foreign physics, maths and language teachers.

IT equipment

The Department for Education (DfE) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is to launch the second in a series of bulk buying deals for IT at the beginning of the autumn term

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