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Findings come amid warnings over academy transparency Ten academies have not submitted their financial accounts to the Education Funding Agency, five months after the official deadline passed. The findings follow warnings from government spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, that academies must become more transparent. The names of the academies that have not yet filed their full accounts, for the year ending 31 August 2016, were revealed in a freedom of information request sent t…
05.27 / 22:43
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The party's manifesto for next month's general election, launched by party leader Theresa May today, states that moves to boost help for victims of domestic abuse will be among a number of …
05.27 / 22:05
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A LAWYER has told a court how the family of schoolgirl Keane Wallis Bennett will receive public funding to pay for legal representation ahead at inquiry into why she…
He nearly died and had to be revived three times by doctors - but a 32-stone Lincoln man has battled back from the brink to lose HALF his body weight. Super slimmer Robert Wells took just over a year to shed a staggering 16 stone and is now teaching people how to do the same. But it took a terrifying emergency situation to convince himself to make drastic changes to his diet and turn his life around. READ MORE: Yikes, bad choice! Man hauled before court for driving combine…
05.27 / 22:03
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Arts and crafts created by pupils at a Wymondham school will go on display as part of Norfolk and Norwich Open…
05.27 / 14:09
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Almost nine out of 10 schools in the region are being forced to cut staff or fear they will soon have to as the funding crisis grips, a survey has…
05.27 / 07:07
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A report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) said that while each party has made some proposals that are likely to have a beneficial impact on education outcomes, each also make several pledges…
05.26 / 22:08
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The party's manifesto includes plans to remove restrictions that currently only allow parents to use childcare providers that are registered with the education watchdog Ofsted. The document …
05.26 / 22:08
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Children are being invited to test out their air rifle shooting skills in a British Shooting Target Sprint being held in Exeter.Olympian Gorgs Geikie, of Devon, is organising a South West qualifying event for the 2017 Target Sprint National Series at Exeter School on Saturday, June 10, from 2pm. It is open to all children aged 11 and above, and no experience is needed and all the equipment will be provided. It consists of three 400m rounds interspersed with two air rifle shooting…
05.26 / 22:06
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Following a review of speech and language centres across Devon, a decision has been made to close centres in north and south Devon.Devon Council Council says that having looked at the pattern of needs of children with speech and language difficulties, it has concluded pupils no longer require provision in the same way that they did five years ago. Therefore as of September it is closing its speech and language centres in ????? and at Newtown Primary School.The council says the changes are…
05.26 / 22:06
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School reassures parents following yesterday's tougher maths exams The first “big, fat” maths exams have knocked the confidence of even able students as they prepare to sit two more papers, teachers have warned. Yesterday was the first time students have sat one of the government’s tougher, reformed maths exam papers. One maths teacher who took the test with her pupils yesterday told Tes it included some “ridiculously difficult” questions, and she thought she had dropped at least eight ma…
05.26 / 16:28
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‎A brand-new secondary school which will specialise in sport as well as music, art and dance is set to open in South Croydon in 2018.Coombe Wood School will be a comprehensive, mixed secondary school for children aged between 11 and 18. It will will cost more than £30million to build.The new Folio Education Trust school - which Wallington County Grammar School is part of - will offer sports facilities such as a competition venue within the sports hall, a full size 3G…
05.26 / 16:15
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An 11-year-old girl's claim that her teacher was breaking the terms of the Geneva Convention has gone viral...and earned her an ice cream There are, undoubtedly, many pupils who would take issue with the punishments meted out by their school. Not many, however, would go so far as to accuse their teacher of war crimes, under the terms of the Geneva Convention. And, like most accusations of war crimes, 11-year-old Ava Bell’s statement has led to a media frenzy. Ava, daughter of author M…
05.26 / 15:50
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Hundreds of children in Norfolk and Suffolk with special educational needs are having to wait longer than they should to get…
05.26 / 14:48
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Hundreds of vulnerable children in Norfolk are having to wait longer than they should to receive formal support for special educational…
05.26 / 13:33
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