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Elderly man rescued by heroic school pupils after a fall

Four Bournville School pupils have been commended for assisting an elderly man who was badly i...

Red House Academy say a fond farewell to their principal

After a 40-year teaching career, Dr Therese Quincey has announced her retirement

NET sees marked year on year improvement in SATs results

Northern Education Trust (NET)'s chief executive, Ian Kershaw says that 'there is still a lot ...

Spotlight on charity law

Louise Thomson gives a break down of the triple responsibility that independent, state funded ...

Former Army officer inspires teachers at annual conference

Ibrar Ali was awarded the Military Cross for keeping command when a roadside bomb killed his d...

Helping learners transition confidently to secondary school

Many pupils fall behind when they start secondary education. One innovative project has aimed ...

Papal send-off for Bristol's longest serving head

Pope Francis blessed Catherine Hughes, Principal of St. Bede's Catholic College for 22 years, ...

AET appoints three new Trustees to its Board

The new Trustees will bring significant strengths in educational leadership and performance

Two new appointments at Haywood Sixth Form Academy

The academy has expanded its Work Based Learning team

Thank a Teacher Day 2017 honours Principal's leadership

Karen Hammond, Principal of Ravens Academy in Clacton, is a Teaching Awards Silver Winner

CEO of CORE Education Trust awarded CBE in Honour's List

Adrian Packer founded CORE Education Trust is 2015 and has led a number of innovative schools ...

Avon Valley College announces new principal

Sam Johnston will start his appointment at the beginning of September

Local governance: to have or not to have?

Paul Baglee, from Newham Partnership Working (NPW), discusses the role of local governing bodi...

Hackney parents protest funding cuts

Hackney parents and children join nationwide mass protest against school funding cuts

David Nieper Academy 'exemplary', says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith praised the Academy for its work tackling local skills shortage on a recent ...

British Red Cross supports schools after Manchester attack

A British Red Cross resource is available to teachers to help pupils come to terms with the Ma...

Pupils take part in pioneering engineering programme

Jaguar Land Rovers aims to encourage more children into STEM subjects with its 'Inspiring Tomo...

TNLP announces new co-principal

Temple Learning Academy have appointed Richard Hadfield as co-principal to develop a unique ed...

RSM appoints new national head of academies

Hannah Catchpool, RSM's new national head of academies, brings over 15 years' audit experience...

How a UTC education provides a doorway to social mobility

Joanne Harper, Executive Principal UTC Reading and UTC Swindon, explains why a UTC can solve r...

AET appoints new National Director of Primary Schools

Lauren Cosetello is a National Leader of Education and was co-founder of the White Horse Feder...

Independent and state school partnerships reach new high

175,000 state pupils are currently benefiting from 10,000 different partnerships reveals Indep...

Stockton Vice Principal wins leadership award

Grangefield Academy's Vicky Pinkney has won the award for Leadership at the North East Teach ...

Fairfax MAT to sponsor Smith's Wood Sports College

A Multi Academy Trust in the Midlands has expanded after sponsoring a new academy

Colston's Girls' School appoints new Head

John Whitehead becomes Head of School on 24th April

Trentham Academy appoints new headteacher

Mike Whittingham will be headteacher at Trentham Academy from September 2017

Northern Education Trust appoint Rob Tarn as Chief Executive

Rob Tarn will replace Ian Kershaw, whom the Trust praised for his 'excellent leadership'

Merchants' Academy appoints new Principal

Samantha Williamson will take up the post of Principal in the new academic year

GDPR:  Are you ready?

Steve Nelson, Operations Director at Calibre Secured Networks, explains how the GDPR will chan...

Water deregulation: Giving schools a choice

From 1st April, educational institutions will be free to make change to their water supply pac...

MP praises Stockland Green pupils for 'wise words'

Erdington students shared their wisdom with Jack Dromey MP during school visit

Oasis Academy and Colston pupil offered a place at Oxford

Weronika Razmus has been offered a place to study chemistry at Oxford University, only six yea...

2017 Spring Budget and Education

This Budget goes some way to helping more young people find a way into the labour market, but ...

50% of pupils are considering apprenticeships 

One in two students say they are thinking about apprenticeships as a route into employment, ne...

Hereford Sixth Form is the first to convert to an academy

The sixth form college has gained academy status with assistance from Blake Morgan

Gov't 'should adopt a more flexible approach to academies'

The NAHT says that it's not the size of MATs that are the issue, but the rate at which they ex...

How do you turn around a failing academy?

Benedick Ashmore-Short, Director of Education at Reach4 Academy Trust, says the focus should a...

Streamlining to ensure effective performance

Damien Roberts discusses the importance of MATs having a streamlined approach to managing mult...

Aldridge Education appoints new Executive Principal

Rob Reed will be the new Executive Principal for schools in the South East

Headteachers will have certainty over their future budgets

Justine Greening on the fair funding formula, research schools and an education system for all...