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Education
UK

When is the October half-term?

Many parents will be keen to check when their children are next off

Education

Teachers lack confidence for sex education

The NSPCC say that “it is clear that education is now more important than ever” after they polled thousands of students on sexual relationships

News

Ukrainian teenager wins $100,000 for work on detecting landmines

Igor Klymenko was selected from more than 7,000 students to win prestigious prize

UK

LGBT+ Londoners more likely to struggle with loneliness at school

The research comes amid calls from charity Just Like Us for more LGBT+ role models in schools

Education

London schools’ success ‘at risk’ if funds diverted to other areas

Levelling up should not mean redirecting resources away from London, schools leader says

Education

Two top students at academy on site of ‘UK’s worst school’

Two Hackney students both scored 12 grade 9s in their GCSEs

Education

Ultra-strict school gets ‘inadequate’ Ofsted

The Abbey School in Kent has been visited by Britain’s toughest headteacher

UK

GCSE results day 2022: How to appeal results and can you resit them?

Appeals to exam boards are usually made through a student’s school or college, with the exception of private candidates.

Education

London schools stretch lead over rest of country in GSCE results

Good news for the capital but record nationwide rise for pupils failing maths and English

UK

When is GCSE results day 2022 and what time can I find out my results?

Assessments were adapted to compensate for the two years of disruptions in education

Education

Teenagers with Covid-inflated GCSE grades ‘struggle with A-Levels’

GCSE results are expected to drop after students took exams for the first time for three years

Education

‘Teachers’ Twitter’ will let school staff share successes

A London headteacher who experienced burnout has launched a ‘teachers’ Twitter’ to support the mental health of school staff

Education

Biggest ever drop in top A-Level grades

Top grades are almost one fifth lower than last year and teenagers now face a scramble to secure university places

Education

A Level results: How clearing works, the process & where can you go

In 2020, more than 70,000 students secured their spot at a university through clearing.

Education

‘London pupils set to get best A-levels in country’

Education in London has been less disrupted, experts say

Education

A-levels: Thousands could miss out on top university choices

The increase of 160,000 top grades during the two years of teacher assessment is to be halved this year

Education

Exams shake-up ‘has been lost opportunity’

Schools director says reforms could have taken pressure off GCSE students

Education

Exam board staff to stage strike that ‘could GCSEs and A-Levels’

However AQA says it has ‘robust plans in place’ to make sure students get their results on time despite the action

London

‘Zero-exclusion schools can still tackle poor behaviour’

Southwark council has defended its plans, insisting ‘disruption will be addressed’

Education

London schools pledge not to exclude disruptive children

Southwark Council is believed to be the first local authority in the UK where schools have signed up to a zero exclusions policy

Education

One in eight children off school as fears grow over Covid rates

Teachers call for better ventilation in classrooms to avoid spiralling Covid rates next term

Education

Teachers demand investigation into missing exam results

Fears that children will leave primary school with no SATs results or the wrong marks

UK

Schools ‘need stability — not constant chop and change’

Michelle Donelan has become the sixth Education Secretary in eight years

Education

Fewer children pass SATs due to the Covid pandemic, results show

The results are the first since 2019 and highlight the stark impact of the pandemic on children’s learning

Education

K&C offers £1million loan to run troubled Holland Park School

The council wants Kensington Aldridge Academy, which is next to Grenfell, to run the failing Holland Park School instead of it being transferred to United Learning

Education

Union at exam board votes for strike action sparking fear over results

‘Next steps’ are being discussed after staff voted to walk out

London

Legal row as Holland Park rated inadequate by Ofsted

Holland Park School’s leadership was found to be “poor and unfit for purpose” by Ofsted

London

London schools in running for £200,000 prize

The new “world’s best school” awards will be used to showcase best practices

UK

Children ‘need recommended daily allowance of arts lessons’

Campaigners are pushing for schools to ensure children are spending enough time on art subjects

Education

Holland Park school set to join country’s biggest academy chain

Governing Body votes for the prestigious London school to join United Learning

UK

‘No benefits’ of forcing failing primary schools to join trusts

Academies are not a ‘magic solution’, according to a new report

UK

Crackdown on truancy leads to more fines

New data shows how schools in different local authorities in England are tackling truancy

Education

Universities must tackle ‘horrific’ drink and needle spiking

Michelle Donelan said the cause is close to her heart

UK

‘Let trans students play for either sex team’, says London school head

Comments are at odds with Education Secretary, who said ‘biology comes first’ in sport

Education

Children’s Commissioner says maths is not ‘too hard’ for girls

Girls are giving up the subject because they are not encouraged, Dame Rachel de Souza says