Schools

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Revealed: how grammar schools are expanding – by taking pupils who fail the 11-plus
Critics say disadvantaged children are losing out in England as selective schools find creative ways to poach students

Fran Abrams

04, Dec, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Dear Nadhim Zahawi, please sort out Ofsted’s lack of humanity. There’s no excuse | Michael Rosen
Schools need support, not trials led by unsympathetic inspectors who don’t take Covid into account

Michael Rosen

04, Dec, 2021 @8:30 AM

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England’s nativity plays Covid guidance ‘unhelpful’, say school leaders
Headteachers are exasperated about messaging that in-person shows go ahead despite Omicron variant

Rachel Hall

03, Dec, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Parents and teachers: what impact has the pandemic had on five-year-olds?
We would like to hear from parents and teachers about how this age group is coping

Guardian community team

03, Dec, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Andy Howell obituary
Other lives: Labour councillor in Birmingham who strengthened collaboration between schools

Carl Rice

03, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Staff absences having ‘massive impact’ on pupils in England say head teachers
More than half of 1,000 senior teachers surveyed say they have insufficient staff due to absences caused by Covid and illnesses

Sally Weale and Richard Adams

03, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Marcus Rashford to publish children’s novel The Breakfast Club Adventures
The footballer and campaigner is writing story with Alex Falase-Koya, drawing on his own memories of friendships made before starting the school day

Alison Flood

01, Dec, 2021 @12:04 PM

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Michael Georgeson obituary
Other lives: Head of school art department whose classroom was a haven for all students

Vania Georgeson

30, Nov, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Most deprived schools hit hardest by education cuts in England, IFS says
Spending down 14% in real terms at most disadvantaged secondaries, compared with 9% at least deprived

Sally Weale Education correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Teachers call for masks to be mandatory in English secondary schools
Heads say advice is ‘too vague’ as sceptical MPs warn additional Covid restrictions will cause ‘chaos’

Sally Weale Education correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @5:03 PM

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Driven to despair by Ofsted inspections | Letters
Letters: Headteacher Rachel Hornsey deplores the shifting goalposts of school inspections. Plus letters from Dr Chris Pyle, Yvonne Williams and Prof Nick Megoran

Letters

29, Nov, 2021 @4:32 PM

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Teachers in England: how do you feel about masks in schools?
We would like to hear from teachers following the change to Covid restrictions in schools in England

Guardian community team

29, Nov, 2021 @12:20 PM

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