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Coronavirus: Kate Silverton on her fear for children’s mental health

BBC newsreader Kate Silverton warns of the damage the pandemic is doing to children’s mental health.

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Coronavirus: Year groups kept isolated in back-to-school plan

Safety plans to be announced for England’s schools in autumn will be based on separate “bubbles”.

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‘Dumbed down’ courses ‘take advantage’ of students

Universities minister attacks universities for recruiting students for low value courses in England.

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GCSE and A-level autumn exams offered in all subjects

Students will be able to sit a “full suite” of exams in the autumn if they don’t like their summer grades.

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GCSE choices will narrow next year, says academy chain

Harris Federation questions if it is possible to maintain a broad range of subjects after lockdown.

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GCSE choices will narrow next year, says academy chain

Harris Federation questions if it is possible to maintain a broad range of subjects after lockdown.

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Halfon wants ‘skills, skills, skills’ for recovery

Apprenticeships must be “front and centre” of training plans, says chair of education select committee.

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Halfon wants ‘skills, skills, skills’ for recovery

Apprenticeships must be “front and centre” of training plans, says chair of education select committee.

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Coronavirus: Stop childhood being disrupted – charities

The life chances of children and young people risk being derailed over Covid-19, warn 146 charities.

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We had a lockdown choice – care for Amy or never see her

Parents describe the exhaustion of caring for an adult daughter with learning disabilities in the lockdown.

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Reception assessments delayed amid school disruption

Plans to bring in an assessment of all Reception pupils in England are delayed amid school disruption.

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Furloughed Eurostar staff become French teachers

With few trains running, rail staff use their language skills to help schools teach French online.

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More BAME undergraduates win places at Oxford University

Vice-chancellor Prof Louise Richardson said the diversity figures showed “steady progress”.

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Minister rejects pulling down Rhodes statue

In Oxford statue row, universities minister warns against moves to “censor or edit” the past.

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Families fear being ‘left with zero’ if school meal scheme ends

Parents say they rely on food vouchers and back Marcus Rashford’s plea to keep them over the summer.

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Coronavirus: School in September ‘part-time if 2m distancing’

Academy leaders call for an “honest discussion” about how schools will really go back in the autumn.

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Summer catch-up plan for England’s schools pledged

The PM’s spokesman promises an extended scheme to help pupils get back on track in England.

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More students say university not value for money

Almost a third of students think their courses were poor value in a year of campus strikes and Covid.

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Don’t hide history, says Oxford head in statue row

Oxford’s vice chancellor warns against “hiding history” as protesters want to remove colonial statue.

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Don’t hide history, says Oxford head in statue row

Oxford’s vice chancellor warns against “hiding history” as protesters want to remove colonial statue.

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