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What should remote education look like?

          What should remote education look like? How can your child learn remotely if you don’t have a laptop? We answer your remote learning questions Earlier this week we announced all primary schools, secondary schools, colleges …

Misleading reporting on working with BT to provide cheap broadband - read the facts here

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The Daily Mirror has today reported that the Department rejected an offer from BT of cheap broadband for disadvantaged families. This is not true - and the department enjoys a good working relationship with BT and EE.

School closures, remote learning, critical workers, nurseries and more: your lockdown education questions answered

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This week the Prime Minister announced a national lockdown to help combat the spread of Covid-19. This is a guide to what it means for schools, colleges, early years settings and more.

Ofsted Chief Inspector – “We cannot furlough young people’s learning”

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Children’s education has consistently been a national priority, which is why we want classrooms to reopen wherever possible in the new term. It is widely acknowledged that education is the best place for children and young people.

Delayed return to school and contingency framework: Your questions answered

On 30 January, the Government responded to rapidly rising case rates due to the new, more transmissible variant of coronavirus by triggering the education contingency framework and pushing back the staggered return for secondary schools and colleges by one week. …

How schools have created safe ways to celebrate Christmas this year

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One of our most cherished school traditions, the annual Nativity play, has still taken centre stage across the country, despite the pandemic. In assembly halls, churches and classrooms the show has managed to go on, although as with almost everything …