Call to scrap English Baccalaureate

10 June 2019

The Government has been urged to end the use of the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) and to rebrand Design & Technology (D&T) in schools.

41 school fires in London: how many had sprinklers?

7 June 2019

The London Fire Brigade says sprinklers must be installed in new and refurbished special educational needs schools in order to protect vulnerable children from the effects of disastrous fires.

Digital child safety claim questioned by Children's Commissioner

29 May 2019

The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has questioned claims by tech companies that it is impossible to keep children off platforms which they are not old enough to use due to lack of reliable age verification technology.

Parents need help to resist off-rolling pressure

27 May 2019

New research for Ofsted has revealed that a quarter of teachers have seen off-rolling – when a child is removed from the school roll for the school’s benefit, rather than in the child’s best interests – happen in their schools.