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UK

When is the October half-term?

Many parents will be keen to check when their children are next off

News

Ukrainian teenager wins $100,000 for work on detecting landmines

Igor Klymenko was selected from more than 7,000 students to win prestigious prize

UK

LGBT+ Londoners more likely to struggle with loneliness at school

The research comes amid calls from charity Just Like Us for more LGBT+ role models in schools

Education

London schools’ success ‘at risk’ if funds diverted to other areas

Levelling up should not mean redirecting resources away from London, schools leader says

Education

Two top students at academy on site of ‘UK’s worst school’

Two Hackney students both scored 12 grade 9s in their GCSEs

Education

Ultra-strict school gets ‘inadequate’ Ofsted

The Abbey School in Kent has been visited by Britain’s toughest headteacher

UK

GCSE results day 2022: How to appeal results and can you resit them?

Appeals to exam boards are usually made through a student’s school or college, with the exception of private candidates.

Education

London schools stretch lead over rest of country in GSCE results

Good news for the capital but record nationwide rise for pupils failing maths and English

UK

When is GCSE results day 2022 and what time can I find out my results?

Assessments were adapted to compensate for the two years of disruptions in education

Education

Teenagers with Covid-inflated GCSE grades ‘struggle with A-Levels’

GCSE results are expected to drop after students took exams for the first time for three years

UK

Holland Park School to join academy trust despite protests

School known as the “Socialist Eton” will join United Learning academy trust despite high-profile protest by parents

UK

New school uniform law: What is it and will it help to save money?

Everything you need to know about the new school uniform laws

Education

London students map out future plans as they digest A-Level results

Almost 40 per cent of exams taken by London students were given an A or A*

Education

Jeremy Clarkson shares his now annual tweet on A-Level results day

Celebrities have offered words of advice, comfort and humour as thousands of pupils receive A-level, T-level and BTEC results

UK

What are T-Levels? A-Level alternative open to post-GCSE students

Dozens of universities across the UK now accept T-Levels. So what are they?

Education

Exam board staff to stage strike that ‘could GCSEs and A-Levels’

However AQA says it has ‘robust plans in place’ to make sure students get their results on time despite the action

London

‘Zero-exclusion schools can still tackle poor behaviour’

Southwark council has defended its plans, insisting ‘disruption will be addressed’

Education

London schools pledge not to exclude disruptive children

Southwark Council is believed to be the first local authority in the UK where schools have signed up to a zero exclusions policy

UK

Schools ‘need stability — not constant chop and change’

Michelle Donelan has become the sixth Education Secretary in eight years

Education

Fewer children pass SATs due to the Covid pandemic, results show

The results are the first since 2019 and highlight the stark impact of the pandemic on children’s learning

Education

K&C offers £1million loan to run troubled Holland Park School

The council wants Kensington Aldridge Academy, which is next to Grenfell, to run the failing Holland Park School instead of it being transferred to United Learning

Education

Union at exam board votes for strike action sparking fear over results

‘Next steps’ are being discussed after staff voted to walk out

UK

Nadhim Zahawi: I was bullied at school for being ‘different’

The Education Secretary spoke out publicly to encourage others to seek help over bullying

Education

Matt Hancock: I got help to overcome dyslexia and read Covid autocue

Matt Hancock wants all children to be screened for dyslexia and improvements in education for prisoners

UK

‘No benefits’ of forcing failing primary schools to join trusts

Academies are not a ‘magic solution’, according to a new report

UK

Crackdown on truancy leads to more fines

New data shows how schools in different local authorities in England are tackling truancy

Education

Universities must tackle ‘horrific’ drink and needle spiking

Michelle Donelan said the cause is close to her heart

UK

‘Let trans students play for either sex team’, says London school head

Comments are at odds with Education Secretary, who said ‘biology comes first’ in sport

Education

Children’s Commissioner says maths is not ‘too hard’ for girls

Girls are giving up the subject because they are not encouraged, Dame Rachel de Souza says

UK

Four-day week on full pay offered in drive for more teachers

London South East Colleges hope to attract more candidates with the option of a compressed week

Education

Scramble for extra invigilators as students return to sitting exams

GCSE and A-level exams have been cancelled for the past two years due to Covid

Education

Kate’s old school ‘fails to carry out checks on new teachers’

The Duchess of Cambridge attended Marlborough College during the 1990s