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How we’re supporting families in need and keeping children safe

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This week, the results of a yearlong piece of work into children’s social care has been published. We are setting out initial new measures in response to recommendations set out in Josh MacAlister’s independent review of children’s social care, which …

Delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care

A child looking at a bunch of pencils - bought with school funding

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.

Supporting schools and communities to build an anti-weapon culture

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a blurred image of children playing in a playground wearing their school uniforms

The majority of schools are safe environments for pupils and teaching staff, and it’s important they remain so. The Education Secretary has been clear that education is the best protection for vulnerable young people most at risk of being led down a dangerous path, and we must all take a united approach to protecting them.