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Suella Braverman’s attack on immigrants followed the government’s failure to deliver the promised strategy to teach English.
In England, a significant number of schools are currently dealing with structural issues caused by the use of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC). The government has already updated the list of affected schools as investigations continue.
Modern building materials are often designed with a limited design life. Exceeding that limit – and not properly maintaining the structures – is risky.
UK schools are contending with a financial crisis, yet the governmental revenue funds are inadequate despite the urgent need for capital for essential repairs in schools. The lack of data on the condition of school buildings adds complexity to planning procedures.
The UK Government faces scrutiny for reducing funding for school repairs, sparking an outcry from former officials and public figures. As students return to classrooms, or makeshift settings due to unsafe buildings, Downing Street and Rishi Sunak have questions to answer.
The 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics promised to have a major impact on school sports. Ten years on, many primary school PE lessons have been outsourced to private sports contractors, resulting in the ‘deskilling’ of a generation of teachers.
Thousands of Ukrainian children are joining UK schools, but some face issues obtaining school places.4 min read
Only 9,900 Ukrainian children have been offered school places in England as their families left their homes and resettled in the UK. If a child is denied a place at a school, families need to know they can appeal the decision.