Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has revealed his party’s plans to give all primary school pupils free breakfast and lunch in a bid to turn around Scotland’s schools.
More than four in five schools in England currently have children not in class because they cannot access a Covid-19 test, a survey suggests.
Larger funding cuts for schools in disadvantaged areas in England could make it even harder for them to cope with Covid-19 challenges, a report suggests.
A school bus caught fire on a north-east road this morning.
Albyn School is a co-educational day and boarding school, partnered with the Total French School, for pupils aged 2 to 18 in the west end of Aberdeen.
John Swinney on ‘ambition’ to hold exams next year, teacher staffing numbers and testing capacity for schools
Education Secretary John Swinney expects to make an announcement before the October break setting out the plans for school exams next year.
A-level and GCSE students could sit their exams in public buildings next summer if social distancing is required in local communities, the Education Secretary has suggested.
Pupils at Fraserburgh Academy have been told to self-isolate after a case of Covid-19 case was confirmed.
Scottish Government accused of failing to tackle attainment gap after survey reveals lack of qualifications of those from poorest areas
Almost three in 10 adults in the Scotland’s most deprived areas have no qualifications, the Scottish Household Survey has revealed.
Almost nine in 10 pupils have attended schools in England since their full reopening this month, Government figures show.
Health teams have joined up with north-east education bosses to provide Covid-19 support to schools.
Hundreds of schools and colleges have experienced difficulties accessing Covid-19 tests which has forced pupils and teachers to miss classes, according to a head teachers’ union.
The proportion of school buildings in Scotland reported as being in good or satisfactory condition has increased.
Teachers have complained that the current coronavirus testing system is “not fit for purpose” after several reported missing classes due to a lack of available tests.
Work has started at the site of a new £16 million primary school in Aberdeen.
Dozens of schools across the UK have been hit with coronavirus cases since pupils returned to class.
The majority of headteachers are reporting a high attendance – more than 80% – among the pupils in England returning to the classroom this week.
Younger children who went to school during lockdown were at no greater risk of contracting Covid-19 than those staying at home, a study suggests.
Tens of thousands of children risk missing out on a secondary school place over the next five years as a third of local areas in England face being oversubscribed, an analysis suggests.
Scotland’s National Clinical Director has said it is “not impossible” that Covid spread will lead to school closures or entire classes self-isolating.
Ruth Davidson has called on Nicola Sturgeon to ask the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) not to scale back the curriculum this year.
Action was needed to encourage schoolchildren to wear face coverings on public transport after classes returned in August, MSPs have been told.
Thousands of north-east pupils have been off school due to coronavirus over the past week.
Ofqual’s chairman is to be grilled by senior MPs amid uncertainty over whether exams will take place in England next summer and continued anger over the GCSE and A-levels fiasco.
Labour has called on Gavin Williamson to take responsibility for ensuring that “a summer of incompetence” over exams does not descend into an autumn of “disaster and dismay”.
A total of 117 children have tested positive for coronavirus since Scotland’s schools reopened last month, the Education Secretary has revealed.
A woman who has been shielding with an immune system disorder says she feels she has “no choice” but to send her daughter back to school despite fears she will bring coronavirus home.
Pupils have been returning to schools around England on what was for some their first day in class since the coronavirus lockdown in March.
Gavin Williamson is to explain to Parliament how the Government is mitigating risks to children’s futures as thousands of pupils return to classrooms in England and Wales.
The majority of pupils will be three months behind in their studies when they return to classrooms in England this week, according to a survey.