Being around teachers and friends in a school or college environment is the best way for pupils to learn and reach their potential. Time in school also keeps children safe and provides access to extra-curricular opportunities and pastoral care. That’s …
Attendance is a top priority for the government as we know that being in school is vital both for protecting young people’s education and for their mental health. The latest statistics show that 99.9% of schools remain open and our guidance …
During term times, the best place for children to be is in school. Evidence shows that pupils with higher overall absence tend to do less well in their GCSEs, which has a lasting effect on their life chances.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the latest data on school absences, as well as a story about satellite school sites for Grammar Schools which has received coverage nationally.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Education Secretary’s response to pupils striking for climate change.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks to the Education World Forum and responds to media coverage on school absences. There is also good news of the Department’s work around diversity and inclusion, as well as engaging children in sport.
Today’s Education in the media looks at the pupil absence and Parental Responsibility Measures published by the department and the Education Endowment Foundation’s report into the use of calculators.