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Guidance on Free School Meals expectations while remote learning

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Over the past few days, images and photos have circulated of lunch parcels delivered for children who are eligible for free school meals. Every child deserves quality nutrition, and the standard of these school meals shown on social media is …

School breakfast programme and student loan repayments

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Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Department’s announcement about expanding the National School Breakfast programme. The blog also looks at news coverage of changes to the student loan repayment system. Breakfast programme expansion On Saturday, 4 January, …

Supporting schools in behaviour management

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Continuing to improve behaviour in our schools is a key priority for this Government. Calm and safe school environments benefit all students, allowing them to concentrate fully on their studies. Just one instance of bad behaviour in a classroom can derail an entire lesson, holding back every other pupil in the room.

GCSE computing, holiday clubs and free school meals

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As the report notes, this government acknowledges the importance of computing – to create a workforce that has the knowledge and skills we need to drive the future productivity and economy of this country. That is why we made computing a compulsory part of the national curriculum.

Working to improve social mobility across the country

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We want to create opportunity for everyone. Employment has risen in every UK region under this government, wages are outstripping inflation, the gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers has narrowed and the proportion of 16 and 17-year-olds in education or apprenticeships is at its highest ever.

Supporting schools and communities to build an anti-weapon culture

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The majority of schools are safe environments for pupils and teaching staff, and it’s important they remain so. The Education Secretary has been clear that education is the best protection for vulnerable young people most at risk of being led down a dangerous path, and we must all take a united approach to protecting them.