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Gavin Williamson considers changes to school year as pupils go back – The Guardian

Education secretary urges transformation as English schools reopen, but Ofsted calls for caution

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Education policyEducation secretary urges transformation as English schools reopen, but Ofsted calls for caution
Ministers need to be cautious about lengthening the school day or changing holidays as a means for pupils to catch up after Covid, the head of Ofsted has said, as Gavin Williamson called for a transformative reform to the schools system following the pandemic.
The education secretary confirmed that the government would examine ideas including a five-term school year, or longer school…

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