In December we announced the launch of The Turing Scheme. This pioneering £110 million programme replaces the Erasmus scheme and will provide study opportunities abroad for students to develop themselves personally and academically.
Getting our children and young people back into schools and colleges has always been a top priority – that’s because experts agree the best place for children to be is with their teachers, friends, and peers.
NOTE: This article was updated on 30 March to reflect a change to the guidance around confirmatory PCR tests All secondary school and college age pupils are eligible for twice weekly testing to help keep covid out of our classrooms …
Thanks to the efforts everyone has made over the last few months, Covid rates have started to go down and we have offered vaccines to the people who need them the most.
World Book Day is a worldwide celebration of books and reading. Around the country today, thousands of children have dressed as characters from their favourite stories to mark the day.
When schools and colleges open to all pupils on 8 March it will be necessary for most secondary school age pupils to wear face coverings but not primary age pupils. Our guidance is clear that children in primary school do …
This week, we announced increased funding and extra help for pupils to combat lost learning as a result of Covid-19. This will reach children and young people across the country and will empower early years settings, schools and colleges to …
GCSE, AS and A level exams will not be going ahead as planned this summer. Instead, students will receive grades determined by teachers, and will only be assessed on what they have been taught, not what they may have missed. Here is what this …
From Monday 8 March, schools and colleges will open to all pupils with asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in place. University students on practical courses will also return on Monday 8 March. The return of all pupils is a priority in the …
Alan Turing was born in London in 1912 just two years before the First World War. Growing up in the aftermath of brutal international conflict, Turing’s parents were keen to ensure that their son was able to thrive within education.
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