The Prime Minister pledged to increase minimum levels of funding per pupil in England. Which schools in your area could be affected?…Read more
This House of Commons Library briefing sets out the history and purpose of the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), and the Government’s plans following the publication of its response to a consultation on the EBacc in July 2017…Read more
This briefing provides information on home education in England and outlines current and past proposals for reform. It also notes issues raised with regards to home education and briefly summarises the relevant sections of selected reports. Education is a devolved issue; the briefing covers the position in England only.…Read more
On 1 July 2019 there will be an Estimates Day debate on the spending of the Department for Education.
The subject for this debate was selected by the Backbench Business Committee, following the publication of the 2019-20 Main Supply Estimates on 9 May 2019. The debate follows two applications to the Committee for debates on DFE spending: one from Robert Halfon MP (Conservative), chair of the Education Select Committee; James Frith MP (Labour), member of the Education Select Committee; Thelma Walker MP (Labour), member of the Education Select Committee; and Laura Smith MP (Labour); and another led by Anna Turley MP regarding spending on children’s services.
This debate comes at a time when the Government has recently introduced a new funding formula for schools and follows a previous Estimates day debate on Education spending in February 2019.…Read more
MPs will debate the Children’s Future Food Report on Thursday 27 June 2019. This House of Commons Library briefing provides information on the report and also parliamentary and press coverage.…Read more
This briefing paper answers FAQs about academies and free schools in England. Topics covered include: academy conversion; school places; special educational needs provision; academy land disposal and sale; funding; and accountability.…Read more
This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate on the Children’s Future Food Enquiry to be held in Westminster Hall at 9.30am on Wednesday 8 May 2019. The debate will be opened by Kerry McCarthy MP. …Read more
This briefing paper provides information about Alternative Provision (AP) education in England. In particular information about AP providers in England, the pupils that attend them, funding statistics, and the current issues affecting the sector.…Read more
On 21 January 2019, there will be a Westminster Hall debate on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 229744 relating to college funding.” The debate will begin at 4:30pm.…Read more