Archive - April 2022

Month: April 2022

Apr 2022
The number of head teachers in England quitting their jobs within the first five years of starting is on the rise. One in four (25%) primary school heads and more than one in three (37%) in secondary schools who started their roles in ...

Apr 2022
Offers of primary-school places for children in England and Wales are being sent out. It is often a time of anxious waiting for parents and carers.  Read more here.

Apr 2022
The number of pupils missing lessons because of Covid is stabilising in England's state schools, despite a record number of infections in the UK. New government figures show 179,000 pupils (about 2.2%) were off last Thursday because ...


Police should only get involved in schools as a last resort, the National Education Union's annual conference has heard. The move comes after a 15-year-old black schoolgirl, known as Child Q, was strip-searched at a London school in ...

Apr 2022
The artist Quentin Blake has donated two original drawings to encourage young children to have their Covid-19 vaccinations.  Read more here.