Teachers fear kids without laptops and tablets are falling behind

When the new lockdown was announced on January 4, teachers once again found themselves having to turn their work lives upside down and reinvent their classrooms online.


Greenwich council slams Education Secretary over decision to send kids back to school

Council said Gavin Williamson claimed he didn’t know about new variant of coronavirus when making decision – despite Matt Hancock announcing it in Commons earlier that day


Teacher is honoured for services to education

Leonie Huie, mum to three-year-old twin girls from Southwark, is the author of The First Year Is Survival, a book published in October last year for parents of twins and multiples.


Schools scoop awards in Independent Schools of the Year awards

DLD College and St Dunstan’s College won three awards at the Independent Schools of the Year 2020 Awards on October 8.


Prominent speakers to give talks at Dulwich College during Black History Month

One of London’s oldest schools will be marking Black History Month with a string of talks by community leaders and pioneers.


St Matthew Academy in Blackheath nominated for award for quality of teaching

A school has been shortlisted for a top award for the quality of its teaching. St Matthew Academy in St Joseph’s Vale, Blackheath, is in the running for the English teacher or team of the year award.


Streatham people donate more than 100 laptops to primary school students to help them learn from home

This comes after worries that disadvantaged students will fall behind in school because they cannot access online materials.


Schools better prepared for home working, with live lessons online until at least mid-February

Originally secondary schools across London were set to return to school from January 11, a week later than normal.


London mayor and council leaders not consulted by government about return instructions for their schools

The Mayor of London and council leaders have said they were not consulted on the Government’s decision to reopen some primary schools in the capital from next week.


Lewisham special needs teacher goes her own way to publish book – and raise money for charity

A children’s author is giving the proceeds of her debut book to foodbanks after growing up in poverty.

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