Department for Education

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New £50m funding for Grammar schools is a ‘scandal’, says Chair of Comprehensive Future

Grammar schools create ‘educational apartheid', says campaigner

Grammar schools create ‘educational apartheid', says campaigner

The government has announced a new £50m fund for 16 grammar schools in a bid to create 3,000 more grammar school places, but the chair of Comprehensive Future described it as a “scandal”.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

More money is spent on poorer pupils because they are now staying in school, says headteacher

More money is spent on poorer pupils because they are now staying in school, says headteacher

More money is spent on poorer pupils as they stay in school, says headteacher

Headteacher Chris Dunne has said more money is being spent on poorer students, "simply because they are staying involved" in education. 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Children excluded from school at 'serious risk' of knife crime, says children charity Barnardo’s

Children excluded from school at 'serious risk' of knife crime, says children charity Barnardo’s

Children excluded from school at 'serious risk' of knife crime, says charity

Children who have been excluded from school may at ‘serious risk’ of being involved in knife crime and youth violence, according to Barnardo’s and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on knife crime.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Muslim mother takes legal action after being asked by school to leave through back door for wearing face veil

Muslim mum 'kicked out of school for wearing face veil'

Muslim mum claims she was kicked out of school for wearing face veil

Rachida Serroukh was taken aside by a member of staff at an event for parents of children about to start at Holland Park School, London

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

'They expected me to be so flattered that I'd fall into line', says Natasha Devon on being sacked as mental health tsar

'They expected me to be so flattered I'd fall into line', says sacked mental health tsar Natasha Devon

Sacked mental health tsar claims she was axed for speaking out

Devon's role was axed in May, and she believes her criticism of the government's education policy was a key factor