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Past articles by Will:

Children’s tsar to review sex education in schools to stop ‘horrendous’ content from outside groups

Tory MP Miriam Cates said she was contacted by a parent whose nine-year-old child came home 'shaking' and 'white as a sheet because they’d been taught in detail about rape' → Read More

Quarter of Britons don't think it's important to speak the local language when abroad

Almost one in five said they would not want to be fluent in a language other than English → Read More

Naked pictures of girls are being swapped online in schools during class without their consent, MPs told

Soma Sara, founder of the Everyone's Invited website, said that young people were using AirDrop and Google Drive to swap pictures in schools → Read More

Prince William at 40: Promise of Duke of Cambridge as king will keep Commonwealth countries hanging on

Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams says some nations currently mulling republicanism might be persuaded to stick with the monarchy → Read More

Exam results 2022: Every school should expect drop in GCSE and A-level grades, warns Ofqual head

Dr Jo Saxton, Ofqual's chief regulator, said that schools achieving higher results than 2021 “will be few and far between, if any” → Read More

AQA issues apology to A-level law students after asking question on unexpected topic

It is the second time that the AQA has blundered over the “advance information” it provided to pupils before exams → Read More

AQA apologises to GCSE physics pupils for asking question it told them not to revise

AQA has apologised for the blunder, which saw GCSE physics students grilled on a topic which the exam board had told them would not appear in last Thursday's paper → Read More

‘We have a massive electoral problem’: Grassroots Tories warn Boris Johnson he is on borrowed time

The anger across local Conservative associations underlines the uphill struggle the PM faces to unite his party → Read More

Race to cure childhood cancers faces being set back years because of Brexit row over Northern Ireland

International partnerships which have received funding under the EU's Horizon programme include clean aviation, tidal energy, carbon capture and research into childhood cancers → Read More

School with UK's first vegan kitchen says 'meatless feast pizza' menu has lured new pupils

Students at Our Lady of Sion School in Worthing, West Sussex are also enjoying black bean and quinoa meatballs in BBQ sauce, and veggie kebabs → Read More

Nadhim Zahawi: Government looking at civil service job cuts of up to 40% at Department for Education

The Education Secretary said he was modelling civil service job cuts of up to 40 per cent at the Department for Education → Read More

Shortage of male secondary school teachers ‘almost certain’ to hit new low

One academic warned the impact of fewer male teachers could deprive vulnerable pupils of positive male role models → Read More

The Schools Bill aims to finish the Gove revolution, but a homeschooling register will be the landmark change

Much of the Schools Bill is a 'steady as she goes' continuation of policies set in train by Michael Gove, but the creation of a compulsory register for homeschooled children would be a historic change → Read More

Covid pandemic has helped staunch loss of British teachers going to work in overseas schools, figures suggest

Forty per cent of leaders working in British international schools reported receiving fewer applications compared to two years ago → Read More

Government proposal to cap student numbers going to university would hit social mobility, uni bosses say

Universities UK said that proposals to cap certain courses would "entrench disadvantage because students who are unable to move location to attend university have fewer opportunities to apply and be accepted to university" → Read More

Oxford University launches scholarship scheme to provide free places for Ukrainian refugees

Course fees and the graduate application fee will be waived by Oxford University, with each scholar receiving free accommodation and meals, as well as a £7,500 grant to support their study and living costs → Read More

Duchess of Cambridge’s old school Marlborough College fails safeguarding inspection

The Independent Schools Inspectorate found that 'recruitment checks on staff are not always carried out before staff commence employment' at Marlborough College, including checks to see if individuals are banned from teaching → Read More

GCSEs and A-level exams: Ofqual to look at replacing pen and paper with computers in GCSE and A-level exams

Ofqual will look at 'adaptive testing' – computer-based tests which vary the difficulty of questions based on how well the candidate is performing - as well as the 'potential risks and benefits of remote invigilation' of exams → Read More

Children more willing to learn languages at GCSE and A-level if parents have positive attitudes, research says

Parents’ beliefs about languages had almost twice as much influence on children as the opinions of their teachers, and were also significantly more influential than the views of their peers → Read More

Ofsted: Banning of gay author from Catholic school left pupils and staff upset, angry and confused

Ofsted said the cancellation of Simon James Green's visit to John Fisher School and the sacking of governors by Southwark Archdiocese had “unnerved and upset many in the school community” → Read More