Education

Heads warn of £5.7bn college funding hole

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption Heads say that insufficient funding for faculties is including to the strain on lecturers Head lecturers say England’s faculties face a £5.7bn funding shortfall. With out an injection of additional money, head lecturers’ leaders say many colleges should make “deeper cuts” or “face insolvency”. The funding warnings had been made on the annual convention of the Affiliation of Faculty and School Leaders. Schooling Secretary

‘Pupil poverty’ strain on faculty money

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Heads say faculties are having to behave like an “emergency service” for impoverished households Colleges in England are having to “decide up the items” for households in poverty, together with giving meals and garments to kids, head lecturers warn. However, they are saying, that’s unsustainable when faculties are going through “funding cuts”. Heads will increase their issues on the Affiliation of College and Faculty

Parkfield Faculty: Protests referred to as off as LGBT classes ended

Picture caption Parkfield Group Faculty beforehand stated it had no plans to vary its educating A college on the centre of a row about educating LGBT rights says it won’t resume the teachings till a decision has been reached with indignant dad and mom. Weekly protests in opposition to the courses have been held outdoors the gates of Parkfield Group Faculty in Birmingham. After a gathering on Tuesday, the varsity

Secret Seven

Picture copyright Hachette publishers Picture caption Pamela Butchart has written two Secret Seven books, persevering with the Enid Blyton sequence. When Pamela Butchart was rising up in a tenement block in Dundee, she beloved two issues greater than most – studying the works of Enid Blyton, and happening adventures along with her associates within the communal gardens outdoors her house. Pamela beloved Blyton’s Secret Seven sequence particularly, the tales of

Girls’s faculty at Cambridge College to just accept males

Picture copyright Geograph/Keith Edkins Picture caption The faculty stated “going blended” would open up locations to college students from under-represented backgrounds A university on the College of Cambridge is to begin accepting each women and men aged 18 and over. Lucy Cavendish is certainly one of three girls’s schools on the college and solely admits these over the age of 21. It was arrange in 1965 to assist enhance feminine

GCSE coursework misplaced at Bridport faculty in ransomware assault

Picture copyright Sir John Colfox Academy Picture caption The Sir John Colfox Academy has about 1,000 pupils Hackers have used ransomware to encrypt information at a Dorset faculty inflicting it to lose some college students’ GCSE coursework. The Sir John Colfox Academy, Bridport, stated a member of employees mistakenly opened an e mail containing a virus. The e-mail claimed to be from a colleague at one other Dorset faculty and

1000’s of youngsters in care dwelling with out adults

Picture copyright Getty Photos 1000’s of youngsters in council care live in B&Bs, flats and even tents and caravans – with no live-in grownup supervision, a report reveals. In 2018, three,090 looked-after kids had been dwelling independently, authorities knowledge printed within the Kids’s Rights Alliance for England report exhibits. And native authority knowledge exhibits at the least 1,173 14 and 15-year-olds spent greater than six months dwelling on this approach.

Parkfield Group Faculty: Ofsted says LGBT classes are ‘acceptable’

Picture caption About 100 folks gathered outdoors the varsity for a protest at the beginning of February Classes about LGBT rights and homophobia at a faculty which sparked guardian protests are age-appropriate, Ofsted has stated. Rallies have been held outside Birmingham’s Parkfield Community School over the No Outsiders challenge. In a report, Ofsted stated there was no proof the curriculum overly centered on LGBT points or was not taught in

Knife crime: Do not land duty on colleges, says Ofsted

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Duty for rising knife crime can’t be “landed on colleges within the absence of correctly funded native companies,” says the top of Ofsted. Amanda Spielman says colleges in London will not be properly sufficient supported on the subject of coping with knife crime. Ms Spielman says that colleges shouldn’t have the flexibility to handle the advanced societal issues that lie behind the rise in knife violence.

Nursery faculty heads name for safe funding

Picture copyright Getty Photos Nursery faculty leaders in England have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond, urging him to safeguard long-term funding for state nursery colleges. A complete of 251 heads have signed the letter, which they’ll ship to Downing Avenue on Monday afternoon. They are saying state nurseries are the “jewel within the social mobility crown” and wish assurance of funds within the chancellor’s spending evaluation on Wednesday. Final month,