DfE provides template example for pupil premium payments

 DfE provides template example for pupil premium payments The Department for Education has provided practical guidance to help schools fill out their claim forms for pupil premium payments. Earlier this year, the Government revealed plans…

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Posted on: 7th December 2021

Spending gap between state and private education sectors widens

Spending gap between state and private education sectors widens New research has revealed that the gap in per-pupil spending between…

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CIF applicants now expected to provide additional financial contributions

CIF applicants now expected to provide additional financial contributions Schools have been warned that they must increase their contributions in order to stand the best chance of receiving improvement grants. New DfE guidelines for 2022/23…

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Ofsted moves the goalposts for ‘outstanding’ schools

Ofsted moves the goalposts for ‘outstanding’ schools Ofsted’s National Director of Education has revealed that some schools judged to be ‘outstanding’ face being downgraded despite showing improvements since their last…

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Archbishop criticised as Catholic schools told they must academise

Archbishop criticised as Catholic schools told they must academise Catholic schools in the Birmingham Archdiocese have been told they must put in place plans to…

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Workplace stress is causing more than half of senior leaders to consider quitting

Workplace stress is causing more than half of senior leaders to consider quitting A new poll of school business leaders has revealed that more than half are considering quitting education…

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Chancellor reveals three-year spending review – what does this mean for schools?

Chancellor reveals three-year spending review – what does this mean for schools? Chancellor Rishi Sunak has released details of the spending review which sets out Government spending on schools for…

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Independent schools set zero carbon targets

Independent schools set zero carbon targets More than 30 independent schools are aiming to reach zero carbon by 2030, according to the Independent Schools Council…

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Parents urged to check credentials of private tutors

Parents urged to check credentials of private tutors A rise in the popularity of private tutoring has prompted warnings, with parents urged to choose wisely to ensure extra-curricular teaching helps…

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Union warns plans to remove private schools’ tax reliefs would impact state sector

Union warns plans to remove private schools’ tax reliefs would impact state sector Fresh proposals by the Labour Party to remove the charitable status of independent schools would also have a negative impact on state…

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