DfE invests money in sports facilities

6 March 2020

An initiative aimed at helping more children develop a healthy lifestyle will see schools in England given £1.6 million to help promote greater use of their sports facilities.

Academies risk protection arrangement to be extended

14 February 2020

From September to November last year, the Department for Education (DfE) invited views on extending the self-insure arrangement currently operational for academy trusts (ATs) to the local authority maintained school (LAMS) sector.

Stuck schools struggle

31 January 2020

So-called stuck schools face a range of social problems, including cultural isolation, a jobs market skewed towards big cities and low expectations from parents.

More money for music-making

24 January 2020

Music education hubs are to receive £80 million to help thousands more children learn musical instruments and play in orchestras or choirs.

Implementing mandatory minimum per pupil funding levels

7 January 2020

The Government has published details of the responses it received to a consultation held in Autumn 2019 which sought views on how to implement the minimum per pupil funding levels on a mandatory basis in local five to 16 school funding formulae.

DfE offers loans for building schools

8 November 2019

The Department for Education (DfE) is to offer house builders loans to help them build schools alongside new housing developments.

More money for further education

16 October 2019

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, is making £400 million of additional funding available to support providers of 16 to 19 education.