21 October 2020
Students at Nonsuch High School For Girls in Cheam, west of London, have launched a fight against racism in their school. Their committed protests have included an 800-strong demonstration at the school.
19 October 2020
The infection rate among secondary school pupils rose by more than in any other age group since September.
05 October 2020
Official cases of coronavirus in Britain shot up last weekend after a failure in the Tories’ test and trace system.
03 October 2020
An Institute of Race Relations report published last week showed how school sets up poorer black boys in particular for a life of exclusion.
29 September 2020
There was justified anger from the left in response to new government teaching guidelines that ban anti-capitalist teaching materials from classrooms.
21 September 2020
School strikers around the world were set to take action this Friday to demand that governments take the climate emergency seriously
18 September 2020
As if we need yet another example of how out of touch the Tories are, here we go again.
14 September 2020
Scores of schools across England have closed or partially closed after positive coronavirus cases.
08 September 2020
Britain recorded an enormous rise in coronavirus cases on Sunday. Some 2,988 people tested positive, compared to 1,813 on Saturday—a rise of over 50 percent.
03 September 2020
Children across England have begun returning to schools this week. The Tories claim they want everyone back so that students don’t miss out on education and vulnerable children have more support.
31 August 2020
Schools don’t have enough money to protect children and staff against coronavirus. Yet the Tories want schools across England to begin fully reopening from this week.
24 August 2020
Boris Johnson this week reiterated his drive to get all children in England back to school full time next month. Yet the Tories are refusing to put in place measures to make schools safer, such as smaller class sizes to enable social distancing.
24 August 2020
A fresh row has broken out over exam grades. And it exposes the way that the system operates to drive down the results of working class children
20 August 2020
One student says, 'The U-turn was a massive victory, but this is only going to finish when we get education reform and get rid of scum like Gavin Williamson and Boris Johnson'
18 August 2020
Students have taught all of us a lesson in class war. Protest gets results.
14 August 2020
Class is trashing the lives of hundreds of thousands of students. The downgrading of swathes of A-Level students’ grades in England and Wales has exposed how the system operates to keep working class people in check.
14 August 2020
Students marched in central London on Friday demanding that Tory education secretary Gavin Williamson resign. They chanted 'No Tories, no cheats, no Eton elites'.
10 August 2020
Boris Johnson has made it his “national priority” to get all children back to school next month regardless of whether it is safe.
05 August 2020
Scottish teachers' judgements about pupils' exam grades have been overruled, and there's a strong element of class inequality built into the process.
03 August 2020
Cops are more likely to use force against black people, and schools are more likely to exclude them