The school run: Campaigners call for road closures

22 September 2021

Closing roads around schools to motor traffic during drop-off and pick-up times can reduce pollution and encourage students to walk, scoot or cycle without having a significant impact on surrounding streets.

Elective home education: Time for a register?

20 September 2021

The issue of whether home educators should have to register or not has been debated for years. However, with increasing numbers of parents opting to home-school, there are now renewed calls to keep some form of record. Suzanne O’Connell reports

Covid: Behaviour management approaches that are here to stay

14 September 2021

While schools are deciding which Covid behaviour innovations they plan to keep and develop this term, education secretary Gavin Williamson's obsession with banning mobile phones remains ‘mystifying’ to many working in schools

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