More than 90,000 primary school pupils in Scotland will be entitled to new free school meal support in term time.

Labour has proposed a programme for all children to ‘play, learn and develop’ as the post-Covid catch up continues.

Children and young people across England will be offered up to 100 million hours of free tuition to help them catch up on learning lost during the pandemic.

MPs have claimed that the Department for Education had ‘no plan’ and was ‘unprepared’ for the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

Guaranteeing every child the opportunity to participate in certain types of physical activity could support their academic attainment.

New funding has been introduced for councils to extend support to care leavers, worth £51 million.

A green initiative aimed at encouraging hundreds of thousands of children to walk to school has received £2.1 million in government support.

£118 million for disadvantaged pupils could be lost from school budgets this year due to a change in how Pupil Premium funding is calculated.

The majority of parents of pre-school children are worried about the impact on their child’s overall development or well-being during the pandemic.

A survey of caterers, representing 5,000 public sector sites across the UK, has found that 80 per cent have committed to reducing meat content across menus.

Labour analysis reveals that the government’s summer schools will reach just eight per cent of pupils across England.

The government has announced more than £17 million to build on mental health support already available in education settings.

More than a million children and young people will have access to mental health support at school, to help tackle common mental health issues.

A third of Maintained Nursery Schools are cutting staffing and services to balance their books as a result of lost income.

The Education Secretary has stated his ambition to bring schools with a history of long-term underperformance into multi-academy trusts.


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