31 OCT 2018
Schools will get £400 million in extra capital funding this year, the chancellor has announced. Mr Hammond said the government was "investing record amounts in our schools", but acknowledged that "school’s budgets do not stretch to that extra bit of kit that would make such a difference".
02 MAR 2017
Sex and relationships education (RSE) is to be made compulsory in all schools in England, the government has announced. The Education Secretary, Justine Greening, says that all children from the age of four will be taught about safe and healthy relationships and children in secondary schools will be given age-appropriate lessons about sex.
18 SEP 2015
When Ed Milliband stepped down as the leader of the opposition following an unsuccessful general election, few had anticipated that his successor would be Jeremy Corbyn, a committed Labour councillor since 1983 and five-time winner of the Parliamentary Beard of the Year.