A financial notice to improve has been issued to the Giles Academy Trust after it purchased an area of land without seeking advance approval from the government.

A leaked document from the Department for Education (DfE) has revealed the government has ‘extreme’ concerns over the financial management of the Wakefield City Academies Trust.

A new interactive map has been launched by the National Union of teachers (NUT) and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) to highlight the effects of proposed changes to school funding.

An investigation carried out by ourcity.london has revealed that Primary head Sir Craig Tunstall earns almost £375,000.

Control over teachers' pay and conditions could be devolved in Wales, Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns has announced.

113 academy trusts operating in England have run up debts of almost £25 million, according to figures obtained by the BBC.

Five schools across England have won a share of £1 million funding to become regional hubs for education research.

The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) has criticised government plans to cap public sector severance payments.

Essex County Council has announced plans to invest £85 million in creating more than 400 new special school places across the county.

Parent are willing to pay a premium of over £70,000 in order to move into the catchment area of their desired school for their children, according to research from Santander.

Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson has warned that moves to cut school librarians in Scotland will lead to a ‘decline in literacy’.

Cllr Stuart Rawlings has called on the government to make extra funding available for education in York, claiming its funding levels are disproportionately low.

Private school fees have increased by 21 per cent over the past five years, four times faster than average earnings and 8 per cent above inflation, according to research from Lloyds Bank Private Banking.

The Welsh education system has ‘massive untapped potential’ and the Schools Challenge Cymru (SCC) initiative has a made a ‘significant impact’ within its first two years, according to a leading Welsh government adviser.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to give councils oversight of academy finances.


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