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Covid: CO2 monitors pledged to aid school ventilation

21st August 2021
Schools in England are to be given CO2 monitors to as part of plans to limit the spread of Covid.

Covid-19: Schools can continue to teach some in class bubbles

19th August 2021
It is despite the executive deciding earlier in August that schools no longer had to use bubbles.

Visa delays hit UK students heading to Spain to study

19th August 2021
Students due to spend a year in Spain as part of their degree are hit with post-Brexit visa delays.

Exams planned to go ahead in Scotland next year

18th August 2021
The Scottish government confirms exams will go ahead in spring 2022 as long as it is safe.

Colleges need extra £570m due to rise in students - think tank

18th August 2021
The IFS says England's colleges and sixth forms need extra funds to keep pace with student numbers.

Urgent call for Covid-safe ventilation in schools

17th August 2021
Education unions make an urgent call for school-ventilation measures to limit Covid and "long Covid".

Covid: Summer schools help students make up for lost time

17th August 2021
Most of the government's summer school funding in England is being used to help Year 6s make the move to Year 7.

UK scholarships for Afghan students paused

15th August 2021
The government says the situation in Afghanistan means the British Embassy in Kabul cannot finalise plans.

Covid: 16 and 17-year-olds in England to be offered jab by 23 August

15th August 2021
Those in England will be offered a jab or the chance to book one by 23 August, the government says.

Covid vaccine: Parents upset at jabs wait for high-risk children

14th August 2021
Some families are struggling to get vaccines for vulnerable teens, nearly a month after they became eligible.

Covid: Air purifier and UV light pilot to combat school virus spread

12th August 2021
The project, which includes 30 schools in Bradford, will look at air quality and pupil absences.

GCSES 2021: Higher results expected after exams axed

12th August 2021
Pupils are finding out their GCSE results, as a second year of bumper grades is predicted.

A-levels: Warning over private and state school gap

11th August 2021
The former school recovery tsar warns of growing educational inequality as a result of the pandemic.

GCSE results 2021: When do results come out?

11th August 2021
Teachers are deciding pupils' grades again this year

A-Level results: Hackney twins head to Oxbridge with six A*s

10th August 2021
Twin brothers from east London gain places at Oxford and Cambridge after achieving top A-level grades.

A-level results: Record rate of top grades for NI students

10th August 2021
More than half of A-level entries in Northern Ireland have been awarded the top A* and A grades.

Nearly half achieve top A-level grades in Wales

10th August 2021
A total of 48.3"% of A-level grades are A and A* in Wales, which is hailed a "remarkable achievement".

Pass rate falls slightly as Scottish pupils receive results

10th August 2021
The school qualification pass rates drop slightly on last year - but are still well above pre-pandemic levels.

High grades expected as A-level results revealed

10th August 2021
For a second year, students will be receiving results for exams cancelled in the pandemic.

A-level results: Students have been treated fairly - watchdog

9th August 2021
The head of the exams regulator defends the system for deciding grades ahead of A-level and GCSE results day.

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