Education news has been pushed to the sideline by the upcoming EU referendum, but schools and teachers are now stepping into the fray to warn that Brexit might negatively impact children's education, citing the difficulties it will create for Languages departments and the funding problems it will create at university level, particularly for students pursuing a career in sciences
News this month has been dominated by the recent government white paper outlining plans for the academisation of British schools, with increased press scrutiny on both the management and the nature of academies and academy trusts.
Educational news in the past month has been dominated by the controversy over education secretary Nicky Morgan's introduction of new primary school testing and assessment guidelines, while the ongoing plans for grammar school expansion in Kent have seen pundits analysing the performance of state and grammar schools in the university admissions tables.
The past months have seen a rise in grammar-school related news, with the debate over new grammar schools breaking out again due to Weald of Kent Grammar School’s planned expansion, and the recent GCSE League Tables prompting numerous comments on the current state of education.
The Telegraph summarises some of the controversy over the recent Weald of Kent expansion, after campaign groups recently abandoned plans to challenge the new school annex.