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Summer Economic Statement – Education Summary 8 July We thought it may be helpful to share a summary of the key education announcements made by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, in his “summer economic statement” in the House of Commons yesterday. The summary is kindly provided by PLMR, our platinum partner. The statement delivered in the Commons and titled “A Plan for Jobs” can be read in... Continue Reading
Statement from the Confederation of School Trusts on opening schools more widely Since the beginning of the global pandemic, schools have responded with quiet determination. Schools have not been closed. They have remained open for the children who have needed our support... Continue Reading
Class size of 15 pupils when primary schools return There is an "ambition" for all primary school children in England to spend a month back at school before the summer holidays, says the government's updated Covid-19 guidance. Read more here Continue Reading
Primary schools could begin reopening from 1 June Primary schools in England could reopen to some year groups from 1 June "at the earliest", says Boris Johnson. Read more here Continue Reading
Online CPD programme supported by CST and NTA, powered by BlueSky The Confederation of School Trusts (CST) is working with BlueSky to provide a specific programme of free CPD webinars to schools and trusts as they navigate the challenges COVID-19 presents.... Continue Reading
Schools will reopen in phases, says Williamson The reopening of schools in England is expected to take place in a "phased manner", says the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson. Read more here Continue Reading
Return to school in children’s interests – Ofsted It is in children's interests to return to school "as soon as possible", says the head of England's schools watchdog, Ofsted. Read more here Continue Reading