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Sep 2021
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.

Sep 2021
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.

Sep 2021
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.

Sep 2021
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 ...

Sep 2021
Nadhim Zahawi has been appointed the new education secretary for England - replacing Gavin Williamson in the Cabinet reshuffle.  Read more here.

Sep 2021
Record numbers of 18-year-olds in the UK have accepted university places this year, according to updated figures from the Ucas admissions service.  Read more here.

Aug 2021
A campaign on radio, social and digital media to reassure parents and pupils it is safe to return to school in England has been launched by the government.  Read more here.

Aug 2021
Around 300,000 carbon dioxide monitors are to be made available to schools in England next term to help improve ventilation and lessen Covid outbreaks.  Read more here.

Aug 2021
Colleges and sixth forms in England need an extra £570m to keep pace with the rising number of students, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).  Read more here.


There is an urgent call for action on ventilation in schools - to slow the spread of Covid-19 - when pupils return, in September.  Read more here.