A mum-of-four who did not have a computer at home said being given a donated laptop has "really improved" her family's lives. Read more here.
Pupils in England have been taking Covid tests before heading into class, as schools reopen to a different set of rules following the Christmas break. Read more here.
Too many vulnerable children are being left at risk of harm for far too long in many areas, Ofsted Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has warned. Read more here.
The number of pupils absent from school in England because of Covid rose by about 60% in the two weeks to Thursday last week, official figure show. Read more here.
Pupils at secondary schools in England are being "strongly advised" to wear face coverings in communal areas from Monday. Read more here.
Climate crisis education should become fully embedded in the system, unions have urged. A joint letter to the education secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, calls for a review of the curriculum to ensure everyone is mobilised for a “sustainable future”. ...
More than one in 10 pupils and over a third of school staff with Covid continued to suffer symptoms four weeks after infection, according to new data which may shed some light on the scale of long Covid in schools in England. Read more here.
School leaders have warned about being targeted by hoax Covid vaccine consent letters, which aim to spread anti-vaccine messages to parents in England. Read more here.
Record numbers of children and young people are seeking access to NHS mental health services, figures show, as the devastating toll of the pandemic is revealed in a new analysis. Read more here.
Four months after Sir Kevan Collins quit his role as the government’s education recovery tsar in a row over funding, the new children’s commissioner for England has entered the fray over how best to help pupils catch up with learning lost to ...