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Officials say more research is needed before daily lateral flow testing can be used to keep close contacts in school

Ofsted's deputy head of research says live lessons are not necessarily the 'gold standard' of remote education

Helen Jeys reflects on the huge challenges of the past 10 months and calls for a focus on staff and student well-being and a sense of positivity about the future

The HMC and Cognita are among signatories of a letter offering to implement a Covid vaccination scheme for school and childcare staff

The exams are largely taken by candidates in the independent sector

Christmas needn't be a washout this year, writes Paul Dwyer, but schools will have to think carefully to cover all the festive bases

A poll by the Chartered College of Teaching found teachers felt the DfE had not listened to their feedback

It would be 'folly' to cancel next year's GCSEs and A-levels without a well-planned and tested alternative, writes Ed Elliott, head of the Perse School

The Local Government Association says children who are withdrawn from school can be vulnerable without monitoring

The Government must offer clarity on which options it is considering to make GCSEs and A-levels as fair as possible this year, writes Nick Pietrek

A union survey reveals the depth of unease and overwork among teaching staff on the frontline during the second wave

Dean White, bursar of Stamford Endowed Schools, explains how they made the institution safe for students and staff during the pandemic

The NEU says schools are 'an engine for virus transmission'

Uncertainty over exams could lead to some markers dropping out - which will create opportunities for other staff, writes Susan Barnhurst

Schools faced with parents threatening to home educate need to know all the arguments against it, writes successful home educator Emma White

A new report from ISC Research shows schools are benefiting more from the local market

HMC general secretary Simon Hyde said consultation over changes was done before the resurgence of cases

Pupils could be suspended for deliberate "malicious coughing"

Gavin Williamson is expected to announce whether he will push back start from May to July

Tired staff face a school year fraught with uncertainties, but we can remain hopeful, writes Sean Fenton

If predictions about a Covid-driven surge in pupil numbers don't come true, schools will need a safety net

Independent schools need to tell their wider communities how they helped during the Covid crisis, says Zoe MacDougall

School standards minister Nick Gibb insists that even regions currently battling Covid spikes will open their schools

Thinking out of the box will help schools to secure their future

The aftermath of putting staff 'on the bench' during the Covid crisis will raise tricky challenges for school managers

The BSA has secured flights to guard against travel disruption