Archived news headlines
The following news was published in February 2019. For other headlines, please browse the archive.
24/02/19: KS4 performance tables are available.
24/02/19: The Education Secretary has set out his vision to help children build character and resilience - as crucial to young people's future success as academic achievements.
24/02/19: The government should hold headteachers to account for how they spend the PE and sports premium and claw back money if it is misspent, a new report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on a fit and healthy childhood has urged.
24/02/19: A study by the University of Oxford has found that black Caribbean pupils were twice as likely to be identified as having social, emotional and mental health needs as white British pupils, with a call that schools look at their policies to ensure there is no systematic bias in the way special needs are identified.
24/02/19: New data published by the Department of Education shows girls in England are substantially less likely than boys to consider taking STEM subjects at A Level than boys. There is growing demand for STEM skills and School Standards Minister Nick Gibb has called on teachers, parents and society in general to challenge and dispel misconceptions some girls have about Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
26/02/19: DfE has announced guidance on what primary and secondary schools will be expected to teach about relationships, health and sex education from September 2020.