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Budget cuts hit schools in England hard

One in every six state schools in England has asked their students’ parents to contribute to school finances, reports The Telegraph. A survey carried out by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers has found that in addition, schools are taking

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Achievement gap widens once again for pupils in England

A new study has highlighted the growing gap between the achievement of disadvantaged students and their more advantaged classmates. The report by the Social Mobility Commission demonstrates how the gap has widened year-on-year since 2012.

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Rural schools in England could be in line for more funding

Rural schools in England are to be thrown a lifeline in terms of funding due to new Government proposals. The current funding system is said to be heavily weighted towards solving the challenges of schools in London – while rural

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Students in England unmotivated by EBacc subjects – survey

Students’ motivation is being adversely affected by the narrow remit of the English Baccalaureate, as they are obliged to study subjects that they do not enjoy, reveals a new survey. The poll, undertaken by the National Union of Teachers (NUT),

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More pupils mean more schools must be built in England – report

Many more schools need to be built in England to accommodate rising pupil numbers, reveals a survey. The research carried out by Scape found that 2,122 new schools need to be constructed by 2020 to cater for the projected additional

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Changes to GCSEs and A levels for September still not finalised

Many of the new GCSE and A level exams scheduled for introduction in September 2016 are not ready.

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Ofsted and ministers disagree over teacher recruitment figures

Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, has clashed with ministers over teacher shortages.

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