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Great Yarmouth Charter Academy: Parents remove children

Parents say 20 children have left Charter Academy over concerns about its teaching methods. BBC News – Education & Family

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Schools break law on religious education, research suggests

RE teachers fear that pupils who do not study the subject will be left unprepared for modern life. BBC News – Education & Family

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Academics uncover 30 words ‘lost’ from English language

Ear-rent, slug-a-bed and merry-go-sorry are among the words that academics want to revive. BBC News – Education & Family

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‘Historic’ schools funding change confirmed

Government confirms minimum per pupil funding levels but Labour says it’s a real terms cut, due to inflation. BBC News – Education & Family

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SATs for seven-year-olds scrapped from 2023

Key Stage 1 tests in England are to to end but nine-year-olds will sit times table tests. BBC News – Education & Family

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Disabled child travel cuts ‘force parents to work less’

Government orders guidance review as councils say they face “sustained financial challenges”. BBC News – Education & Family

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Bodies of ‘hundreds’ of children buried in mass grave

At least 400 children are believed to be buried in a section of St Mary’s Cemetery in Lanark. BBC News – Education & Family

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Call for clarity over Student Loans Company problems

Shadow Universities Minister Gordon Marsden says the company is nearing ‘meltdown’ BBC News – Education & Family

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Warning over ‘looming secondary school place squeeze’

For the sixth year in a row, councils warn schools could soon be thousands of places short. BBC News – Education & Family

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A-level places dispute pupils to return to their school

A grammar school reverses its policy of refusing to let some students continue to the upper sixth. BBC News – Education & Family