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How we ensure young people continue to be taught about the Holocaust and the lessons it teaches us today

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Every January we stop to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day. Education has a vital role in eradicating antisemitism and making sure young people are aware of the atrocities of the Holocaust. Unless we all actively try to understand the horrors …

How we're upgrading school buildings across England

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Nothing is more important than the safety of pupils and teachers.  We’ve allocated over £15 billion since 2015 for keeping schools all over the country in good condition. That includes £1.8 billion for the 2023-24 financial year.   Most of the funds …

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 …

How to improve your child’s school attendance and where to get support  

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For most pupils, the best place to be during term-time in is school, surrounded by the support of their friends and teachers.   This is important not just for your child’s learning, but also for their overall wellbeing, wider development and …