Updated guidance from the Department of Education regarding what maintained schools must now publish on their websites has been released last week. Every local-authority-maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 and 2016 and [...]
The government has announced £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up. This includes a one-off universal £650 million catch-up premium for the 2020 to 2021 academic year. This ensures schools have the support they need to help all pupils [...]
Back in July, the Department for Education announced that there would be a pay increase for teachers of up to 5.5%, but school support staff were not included in the announcement. Robert Halfon, chair of the Commons Education Select Committee, spoke to TES. He [...]
Since the 14th August there has been updated information to the funding being made available to help with the impact of COVID-19. This is focused mainly on those organisations helping young people and the impact the pandemic has had on local communities. Some of the updates [...]
COVID-19 and School Expenditure – What costs can you recover and when will the Government Reimburse?
At various stages since March this year, we have heard that the Government will offer reimbursement to Schools for some of the costs associated with managing the national emergency. Yet despite the Government’s guidance schools remain confused about their eligibility for support and how to [...]