Despite the unprecedented challenges the global Covid pandemic has created this year, the Department for Education has been delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care for everyone, whatever their background.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This post was published before the 2021 summer exams were cancelled. For up to date information visit our guidance here Pupils all over the country have had their schooling disrupted by …
Today Ofsted published its annual report from 2019/2020. Below, we explore the report's key findings, and how the Department has supported the sector this year.
In today’s edition of the Sunday Times, the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, responded to the paper’s previous calls for exams to be cancelled, reiterating the value they have as the “best and fairest way for young people to show what …
This week the Prime Minister reiterated the importance of children being in school and restated his commitment to ensuring learning continues in classrooms across the country.
We are aware of speculation in the media about whether sports organisations and extra-curricular activities can continue under new national restrictions.
On Saturday the Prime Minister announced that, from today, the country will enter a new period of national restrictions until at least 2 December. Unlike the last national lockdown in the spring, this time schools, nurseries and other education settings …
This week the Department confirmed our intention that outstanding schools and colleges should no longer be exempt from routine Ofsted inspection.
Writing in the Sunday Times, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson explains why it's essential that schools reopen next month.
Today, our blog looks at the wider opening of schools, colleges and early years settings as well as government policy to stop drugs in schools.