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Secondary school applications: What parents and prospective pupils need to know before deadline day

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This Sunday (31 October) is the deadline for prospective pupils to submit their applications for state-funded secondary school places. Secondary school is an important and exciting step in pupils’ education, and many parents and guardians will have already submitted applications …

Secondary school pupils should take at home Covid tests twice a week – here’s why.

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Regular testing is quick, easy, and free, and is key to catching the virus early and stopping it from spreading in our schools and communities. That’s why secondary school students and staff without Covid symptoms should be taking lateral flow tests …

Taller than Mount Everest, heavier than almost 200 elephants and enough for every person in Liverpool and Leicester combined – find out more about the million laptops we have delivered to young people

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Official statistics published today show the government has delivered over one million laptops and tablets to those children who need them the most­ — a significant milestone that is helping ensure children can continue to receive the best possible education …