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Living with Covid: the end of routine testing in schools, colleges and childcare settings

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From 1 April, routine testing will no longer be expected in all education and children’s social care settings. This is part of the government’s plan to remove remaining restrictions on society while protecting the most vulnerable from COVID-19.

How we are improving the lives of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

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We want all children to have the best opportunities in life, no matter their background. That’s why we have set out our vision for a SEND system that offers children and young people the opportunity to thrive, with access to the …

Minimum eligibility requirements and student number controls – your university reform questions answered

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We want people to pursue the right path for them and receive a fair deal for their investment if they choose to go to university. Too often, students are taking on debt for courses that will not help them earn …

Childminders can continue to operate from home if someone in their house has tested positive for Covid

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From 17 March childminders can continue to operate at home if someone in a childminder’s household has tested positive or has COVID-19 symptoms. Here we answer some of the questions you might have about the changes in the guidance. I …

"I will continue to listen to young people and their parents so we can get this right": Children and families Minister Will Quince on support for pupils with dyslexia and other special educational needs

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Our ambition is for every child and young person, no matter what challenges they face, to have access to a world-class education that sets them up for life. It is therefore critical that children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities …