UK Front Page Archive (July 20′ – Present)

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The Sunday Mirror has an exclusive with Sir Keir Starmer, who reveals an election pledge to scrap the charity status of private schools and use the £1.7bn in tax they would pay to fund state...

Plans to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to 12 to 15-year-olds across the UK are set to be announced by the government – and a mass inoculation programme will begin in schools within two weeks, The Observer...

The Sunday Times says private schools have been accused of using COVID A-level disruption to “play the system” by lobbying top universities to take pupils who would not usually qualify for a place, even before...

The prime minister has called for parents to be patient over the ending of bubbles as his own MPs and senior Downing Street officials said the situation in schools was worsening by the day, reports...

Labour is demanding that billions of pounds which could potentially be raised by a new tax on tech giants is given to schools and hospitals, the Daily Mirror reports. 

School leaders are calling for pupils to be vaccinated as a matter of priority after UK regulators approved a jab for 12 to 15-year-olds and data showed outbreaks of the Indian (Delta) variant in schools...

“No 10 tightens borders and travel rules as variants spark new alarm” is The Guardian splash. The paper adds that the Delta variant – first identified in India – may be more likely to “cause...

Boris Johnson has been accused of failing hundreds of thousands of children by the man he appointed to lead the government’s coronavirus recovery task force for schools, The Times reports.

The Daily Mirror leads with “Johnson’s schools betrayal” after the education catch-up tsar resigned after getting “a fraction of the cash needed for the COVID scheme”.

Ofsted’s chief inspector had asked for more powers to check for abuse in private schools but was ignored by ministers, according to The Guardian. 

The Independent says MPs have warned that opportunities to root out the problem of sexual abuse in schools have been missed since a report called for “urgent” action on the issue five years ago.

A Conservative MP has called for allegations of sexual misconduct in schools to be investigated by Ofsted as part of a “deep dive” inquiry to establish why complaints by pupils of rape, harassment and assault...

A chief constable says he believes schools have covered up sexual offences by pupils to protect their reputations, The Times reports.It comes after a number of independent schools in the country were accused of failing...

A chief constable says he believes schools have covered up sexual offences by pupils to protect their reputations, The Times reports.It comes after a number of independent schools in the country were accused of failing...

The Sunday Telegraph says the country’s elite private schools are at the centre of a major Whitehall investigation over the emerging “rape culture” scandal among pupils.

The i leads with the reopening of schools and also reports that the majority of the population may not need an annual booster jab due to longer-lasting immunity.

Schools could see widespread grade inflation this year as teachers will be allowed to reward results following last year’s exams fiasco, according to The Times. 

The i leads on the return of the rule of six in March, which is set to be announced by Boris Johnson on Monday when he reveals England’s roadmap out of lockdown. Get all the key...

The Daily Express says England’s lockdown will be eased cautiously, with reuniting families and the reopening of schools at the top of the priority list. Sky’s political correspondent Sam Coates says plenty will be disappointed by...

The Sunday Times writes that Boris Johnson is going to make a national address next week, where he will announce that all children will return to the classroom on 8 March. The newspaper reports that...

Outdoor sports and socialising are among the first activities expected to be allowed after schools return next month, The Times reports.

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