Schools

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Behaviour adviser urges English schools to crack down on pupils’ vaping
Headteachers say more children are using vapes, forcing them to take action to tackle the problem

Sally Weale Education correspondent

29, Sep, 2022 @5:48 PM

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England’s A-level and GCSE grades to fall to pre-Covid levels in 2023
Some warn about impact on disadvantaged students, who suffered greatest learning loss during pandemic

Richard Adams Education editor

29, Sep, 2022 @3:43 PM

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Labour promise of free breakfasts ‘first step on the road to rebuilding childcare’
Shadow education secretary Bridget Phillipson to announce plan to fund breakfast clubs in every primary school

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

28, Sep, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Schools in England warn of crisis of ‘heartbreaking’ rise in hungry children
Headteachers and food aid charities say they are struggling to cope with growing demand from families unable to afford food

Anna Fazackerley

25, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Social mobility tsar casts doubt over grammar school revival in England
Katharine Birbalsingh says disadvantaged pupils with few resources struggle to win places

Richard Adams Education editor

23, Sep, 2022 @3:18 PM

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‘They don’t work’: experts criticise Liz Truss’s grammar schools plan
Government policy faces opposition, with many saying that selection does not improve social mobility

Sally Weale

22, Sep, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Energy cap does not go far enough to help schools, UK headteachers warn
School leaders say government’s six-month price cap may not remove need for ‘extensive cuts’ to educational offer

Sally Weale Education correspondent

21, Sep, 2022 @3:04 PM

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Today’s grammar schools are for a bourgeois elite | Letter
Letter: Sarah James on the privatisation of state education for those who can afford it

Letters

20, Sep, 2022 @5:01 PM

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The Guardian view on schools: grammars are not the answer | Editorial
Editorial: Energy costs and teacher shortages should be top priorities for the new prime minister. Instead she is stuck in the past

Editorial

18, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Earlier Oxbridge applications create new obstacle for poorer students, say experts
Bringing forward date for candidates to apply for courses and sit tests could disadvantage state school pupils

Anna Fazackerley

18, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Schools urge parents to help plug funding gaps as costs soar
Some parent bodies helping with core costs, raising fears of growing gap between rich and poor areas

Sally Weale Education correspondent

17, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Teachers at ex-Tory minister’s academy chain set to strike
Staff at Future Academies claim they are being overworked and children have been left demoralised

Warwick Mansell and Daniel Boffey

16, Sep, 2022 @1:59 PM

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