Editorial Comment: The reality of school funding

The incoming president of the National Association of Head Teachers, Andy Mellor, reflects on the values that have taken him so far in the profession and sets out some of his priorities for the year ahead
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Heritage Schools

Around 120,000 school children are to benefit from a £1.6 million investment to continue the ...

A Lifetime of Playtime


Project Playgrounds is proud to announce that it is celebrating over a decade as the UK’s leading ...



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