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"With your help, we are going to transform the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged": an open letter to education and care professionals from new Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi

Nadhim Zahawi, the new Secretary of State for Education, has written to all those working in education and care to introduce himself and thank them for all their work  To all those working in education and care, I am writing …

Parents, pupils, teachers and students. Find out what step 4 of the covid roadmap means for you.

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On 19 July the country is expected to move on to Step 4 of the Government’s roadmap and further restrictions will be lifted. As the Prime Minister set out, this means that from that point most of the restrictions we …

How children and young people are kept safe in schools and colleges – and how we’re making them even safer

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Schools and colleges play an essential role in building a safer society by educating young people about key issues like sexual violence and harassment but at the same time they must be safe places where young people are protected as …

The removal of Letters and Sounds 2007 from the Department’s list of validated phonics programmes – teachers’ questions answered

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The way in which phonics is taught in schools has evolved significantly in the last 10 years. A key upcoming change in recognition of that evolution is the removal of the widely used 2007 Letters and Sounds handbook from gov.uk …

Why do secondary school and college students have to carry on wearing face coverings? Your questions answered

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We’ve confirmed that face coverings should continue to be worn by adults and those in Year 7 and above as a precautionary measure when students return to schools and colleges after the Easter break.