England’s largest councils have called for urgent action in this year’s Spending Review to address a spiralling deficit in special educational needs services.

The government is asking teachers and school leaders for views on managing good behaviour, including on the use of mobile phones in the school day.

Adoption UK is warning of a mental health emergency amongst some of the UK’s most vulnerable children.

The Youth Endowment Fund has launched a new Toolkit to help local authorities provide support to children at risk of involvement in violence.

The number of children needing foster care in England is set to rise by almost a third by 2030, but councils have inadequate plans in place.

Pupils are set to benefit from improved school facilities, thanks to almost half a billion pounds being invested in school buildings this year.

MPs have claimed that white working-class pupils have been badly let down by decades of neglect and muddled policy thinking.

Labour has accused the government of already failing to live-up to their promise of a ‘tutoring revolution’ for UK pupils.

The LGA has claimed that investing in libraries is key to driving the national recovery from coronavirus and enabling children to catch up on lost learning.

Children with a social worker in England will benefit from further dedicated support in school and at college to help level up their outcomes in education.

New research released on Clean Air Day has found that 27 per cent of UK schools are in areas above WHO air pollution limits.

The rates paid to local authorities for the ‘free childcare’ offer are just two-thirds of what the government itself estimated would be needed.

New Department for Education investment will support pupils in deprived schools in England to take part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

Teachers and school leaders will be better supported to recognise sexual harassment and abuse and teach confidently about issues of consent.

Young people across all corners of Great Britain are now benefitting from new specialist employment support and advice from local Youth Hubs.


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