Illegal schools: Ministers promise crackdown

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Ministers are promising new measures to crack down on illegal schools, including new powers for Ofsted to seize evidence and question witnesses. A new legal obligation for schools to register will be created “as soon as possible” under the proposals. … Continue reading

Education secretary Damian Hinds plans crackdown on illegal schools as fears of radicalisation grow

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Education secretary Damian Hinds plans crackdown on illegal schools as fears of radicalisation grow Councils have warned of a surge in pupils being taken out of mainstream learning and now the education secretary is to get tough The education secretary, … Continue reading

Just how many Yorkshire children are in unregistered, illegal ‘schools’?

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Just how many Yorkshire children are in unregistered, illegal ‘schools’? Many more children are hidden from authorities in unregistered schools across the country than previously thought, Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned. His warning comes two months after … Continue reading