COVID restrictions in education settings to end at Step 4

Further COVID-19 restrictions in education settings will end from Step 4, the Education Secretary has confirmed. As part of Step 4, expected to take place on 19 July, ‘bubbles’ will end for all children under 18, social distancing will no longer be necessary and schools will not need to stagger start and finish times, though

74% of workers in education volunteered or raised money during the pandemic

Almost three-quarters of those working in education in the UK have undertaken volunteer work or raised money to help others during the pandemic, a survey released on Public Service Day has revealed. The nation’s teachers, nurses, firefighters, carers, administrators, civil service workers and police officers have been some of the hardest

Improving pupil outcomes is number one priority

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has hailed improving outcomes for young people, wherever they live, as central to the Government’s plans for building back better from the pandemic.  Speaking at the Festival of Education, he said the Government would level up opportunity for young people, through strong multi-academy trusts, high-quality teacher training,

Maricourt talk the talk

Maricourt Catholic High School have partnered with Talk the Talk Educate CIC to deliver ‘Call it Out’ training to all students and staff as part of its post COVID-19 recovery and reset. Talk the Talk is a charity-based organisation that work in partnership with schools, colleges and youth services to help

All remaining university students to return to in-person teaching from 17 May

University students received a boost with the confirmation that all remaining students can return to in-person teaching from the 17 May. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the country can progress to Step 3 of the government’s roadmap, which will see a further easing of restrictions on indoor mixing and social