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MPs to fight May’s plans for grammar schools

Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs have warned they will stand against government plans to launch new grammar schools across England Plans to allow new grammar schools across England has been met with criticism from MPs. Both Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs have warned they will fight against plans put forward by...
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Teacher job adverts cost secondary schools £56m

According to new figures from Labour secondary schools spent a whopping £56m on advertising for teaching positions last year The recruitment crisis in teaching is not news; it is in fact an issue that has dogged the sector for some time now. However, the depth of the crisis has become...
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Oxfordshire schools sitting on £9m central government funding

Oxfordshire schools have come under fire for hoarding almost £9m funding from central government, rather than spending it on teaching
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Kent CC to improve social mobility through grammar school access

Recommendations have been put forward to help improve social mobility across Kent by ensuring children from all backgrounds have access to grammar school education A report containing 16 recommendations to improve social mobility has been put together. Nine cross-party Kent County Council members made up a select committee that aims...

Council works with schools to attract teachers

Essex County Council is working alongside local schools in a bid to increase teacher recruitment in the region A new strategic group has been formed in Essex in an attempt to ease the shortage of teachers. Essex County Council, alongside representatives from the Association of Secondary Headteachers in Essex (ASHE), the Essex...
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Academies underperform compared to state-run schools

New analysis from the Local Government Association has revealed that state-run schools outperform academies by a marginal difference

Minister to raise glass for first Beer Day

Community Pubs Minister, Marcus Jones hopes Britain will join together today and raise a glass to make the first ever Beer Day… The day aims to raise the profile of the British beer and pubs industry, and a 12:15pm, the minister will take part in a nationwide toast. The first Beer...

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