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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 …

Delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care

A child looking at a bunch of pencils - bought with school funding

Despite the unprecedented challenges the global Covid pandemic has created this year, the Department for Education has been delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care for everyone, whatever their background.

“Exams are the best and fairest way for young people to show what they know and can do” – The Education Secretary on the importance of exams

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In today’s edition of the Sunday Times, the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, responded to the paper’s previous calls for exams to be cancelled, reiterating the value they have as the “best and fairest way for young people to show what …

How we’re supporting schools in the run up to Christmas and 2021 exams

This week the Prime Minister reiterated the importance of children being in school and restated his commitment to ensuring learning continues in classrooms across the country.

What the new national restrictions mean for education settings

Student wearing face mask

On Saturday the Prime Minister announced that, from today, the country will enter a new period of national restrictions until at least 2 December. Unlike the last national lockdown in the spring, this time schools, nurseries and other education settings …