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New levelling up plans to improve student outcomes

Universities to drive up standards in local schools and colleges through activities such as tutoring.

From: Department for Education , Office of the Children's Commissioner , and The Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP

Published 24 November 2021

Universities will be required to improve outcomes for disadvantaged children by driving up education standards in schools and colleges in...

New rules to drive down cost of school uniform for families

Schools will need to follow statutory guidance which requires them to make sure uniform is affordable for all.

From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP

Families will save money on school uniforms from next year, following new legally-binding guidance published on Friday 19th November, requiring schools to make uniform affordable for all.

The Department...

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Thousands more children to benefit from free breakfast clubs

National School Breakfast Programme to support children in disadvantaged areas over next two years

From: Department for Education and Vicky Ford MP

Thousands of children in disadvantaged areas in England will be offered nutritious breakfasts in the next two academic years, to better support their attainment, wellbeing and readiness to learn.

A healthy...