Headteachers back plans to base university applications on actual grades, saying the issue has been in the 'too difficult drawer' long enough
Updated guidance clarifies rules for headteachers, stressing that all secondary students must wear masks in corridors and communal areas
Thousands of teachers have signed a petition calling for A-level and GCSE content to be reduced because of Covid disruption
The NEU says schools are 'an engine for virus transmission'
A poll for the Sutton Trust showed that many students would have applied to different universities had they known their real grades
The London Interdisciplinary School will allow students to follow courses based around problem solving skills
The case highlights serious recruitment pitfalls for independent schools
Education minister Peter Weir spoke as the country began a two-week lockdown period to fight the spread of coronavirus
State sector teachers says government claims they have smaller class sizes to stop the spread of coronavirus are false
Dame Glenys Stacey says contingency plans are under discussion, including proposals for invigilated mock exams
The number of partially closed secondaries continues to rise, but overall attendance is up slightly
A new report from ISC Research shows schools are benefiting more from the local market
The education secretary is expected to remain under pressure from unions and others over GCSEs and A-levels
A third of schools have seen a rise in home education over coronavirus concerns
Geoff Barton from the ASCL says ministers should do something more radical than delaying GCSEs and A levels by a few weeks
Young people have endured so much lately and their wounds need to be healed, says Sally-Anne Huang
Vice-chancellors say the move would give students affected by Covid-19 disruption more time to learn
Anne Longfield says children will be vulnerable to the knock-on effects of coronavirus, including economic meltdown
Big brands dominate the prestigious awards which accompany the publication of the magazine's guide to top schools
HMC general secretary Simon Hyde said consultation over changes was done before the resurgence of cases
Geoff Barton of ASCL says the idea of taking GCSEs and A-levels online is 'pie in the sky'
Many families earning over £60,000 would now think about switching children to independent schools to ensure better home learning provision
Classroom teachers in state sector felt generally less anxious than normal during lockdown, a study shows
Independent schools are among those considering alternatives
ISC chair Barnaby Lenon warns of the dangers of the politicisation of elite university admissions
Official figures show a 12 per cent absence rate last week, as children returned to school during the pandemic
Researchers in Bristol will saliva-test 4,000 pupils and 1,000 staff
Schools at risk of 'grinding to a halt' as staff and students wait for tests, say heads
Families are applying from long distances in the hope of gaining places or practising tests
New report from the OECD shows Britain is no longer first in spending as a proportion of GDP
Oxford is also expected to announce record figures for undergraduates educated in the state sector
Overseas families drawn to UK schools because of poor handling of Covid elsewhere
Pupils could be suspended for deliberate "malicious coughing"
Gavin Williamson is expected to announce whether he will push back start from May to July
Belgian study found cleverer kids in urban areas with more green spaces
Government U-turn gives schools choice, but face coverings will be mandatory in local lockdown areas
Teenagers felt more connected to school when they were not actually attending
Students can make complaint to their exam centre if they have 'evidence of bias or discrimination'
The A-level results U-turn means many more students now qualify to study medicine
Head of Eton says students were awarded grades that were 'manifestly unfair'
Analysis suggests teacher-assessed grades will be higher
Admissions chaos prompted by the A-Level results U-turn could lead to judicial review, experts say
Eight out of ten independent school heads believe algorithm is 'unfair'
School standards minister Nick Gibb insists that even regions currently battling Covid spikes will open their schools
Schools will have to keep 'devastated' teachers motivated as the new school year begins
Study is 'loud call to action' to improve preventative measures, study says
The BSA has secured flights to guard against travel disruption
Applications have risen by 65 per cent during Covid crisis, figures show