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How schools are managing ventilation to prevent the spread of airborne viruses like Covid-19

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  Good ventilation is key to having a healthy and productive indoor space and can help reduce the risk of viral airborne transmission, including of Covid-19. In most spaces in schools and other education settings like nurseries and colleges this …

"I am determined to ensure that every single child has access to a world-class musical education": Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi on music in schools

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The Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi has written about his determination that all pupils should get a world leading music education in our schools. Music is one of the greatest joys in life. Whether you prefer to listen through your headphones …

Queen honours people for their contributions to education and childcare

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Every year on her official birthday the Queen honours people who have gone above and beyond in public service. The list, published today, includes a number of people honoured for their contributions to education. Among them are: Afia Choudhury OBE Afia …

Free school meals and other support for disadvantaged pupils - here's what you need to know

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NOTE: This post was updated on 20 October 2022 to refresh the number of pupils in receipt of Universal Infant Free School Meals and to make clearer the ways in which families can be eligible for free school meals. Every …