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Letter to the education workforce from Education Secretary Bridget Phillipson

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Letter to education workforce

Education Secretary Bridget Phillipson has written a letter to the education workforces to make clear the valuable role they will play in the government’s agenda for change. To all working in early years, children’s services, schools, further and higher education, …

New RSHE guidance: What it means for sex education lessons in schools

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RSHE guidance

Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) is a subject taught at both primary and secondary school.   In 2020, Relationships and Sex Education was made compulsory for all secondary school pupils in England and Health Education compulsory for all pupils …

Wraparound childcare: Everything you need to know about before and after school childcare

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We’re supporting working families through the UK government’s biggest ever investment in childcare, to make it more affordable, available and flexible. As part of this announcement, we’re expanding wraparound care for primary school children across England by increasing the number …

How we're upgrading school buildings across England

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We’ve allocated over £17 billion since 2015 for keeping schools all over the country in good condition. That includes £1.8 billion for the 2024-25 financial year. Most of the funds are given to local authorities, large multi-academy trusts, and large voluntary aided …

How we’re improving support for children and young people with special education needs

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All pupils should have access to the resources and support needed to fulfil their potential. Last year, we unveiled an ambitious plan, which set out our aims to change the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and alternative provision system …

What to do if you think your child has measles and when to keep them off school

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Cases of measles are rising across England, including among children. It’s an infection that spreads very easily and for some people can cause serious problems. There’s no specific medical treatment for measles, so it’s important to get vaccinated as it’s …