Covid-19: Anger at DfE rising as attendance continues to fall

28 October 2020

The second half of the autumn term is set to be “even more difficult” for schools after a notable fall in pupil attendance due to Covid-19. It comes as anger at the DfE's Covid-19 response grows, especially after its decision to slash free laptop allocations. Pete Henshaw reports

Exams 2021: DfE is still 'some way off' a plan

7 October 2020

We are still “some way off” an announcement on arrangements for next years’ GCSEs, AS and A levels, after a crunch meeting between Ofqual, the Department for Education (DfE), and education unions.

Covid map offers schools local infection rate data

30 September 2020

A Covid map for schools has been launched allowing headteachers to see at a glance what the infection rate is in their area, the local trend & the latest local restrictions or lockdown information.

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