New measures to reduce pupil absence

As part of the Education Secretary’s commitment to make school attendance his top priority, the government has announced that they will introduce new expert attendance advisers with first-hand experience to begin work to reduce pupil absence. The government say that the advisers will work with local authorities and multi-academy trusts who

GB Olympians invest £3m to recruit more swimming teachers and gymnastics coaches

GB Olympic medallists Becky Adlington, Steve Parry and Beth Tweddle have launched a national campaign, including an investment of £3m, to drive forward the recruitment of children’s swimming and gymnastic teachers. The Olympians have warned that there is a staffing crisis, in swimming in particular. There was a shortage of trained

Inspirational schools and colleges recognised at the Educate Awards

Schools and colleges from all over the North West were honoured at the Educate Awards on Friday 19 November. The Educate Awards, in partnership with Copyrite Systems and Ricoh, took place at the Liverpool Cathedral. This year was particularly special as the event celebrated its 10 year anniversary and over 550 guests

New rules will drive down cost of school uniforms for families across the country

Families will save money on school uniforms from next year, following new legally-binding guidance published by the government requiring schools to make uniform affordable for all. The Department for Education (DfE) guidance means schools in England must ensure that school uniform costs are reasonable, and parents get the best value for money. Research from