Daily Archives: March 30, 2017



Proposals to create a long-term, proportionate primary assessment system set out by Education Secretary Justine Greening. Proposals to create a long-term, stable and proportionate system for assessing children at primary school have been announced today (Thursday 30 March) by Education Secretary Justine Greening. The plans are aimed at helping give children […]

Government to consult on reforms to primary assessment system


Education Secretary Justine Greening opens conference on the causes and consequences of declining social mobility in Britain. Education Secretary Justine Greening will today (Thursday 30 March) open a major conference in Westminster aimed at improving social mobility and building a shared agenda for action. The ‘Left Behind Britain’ conference, which is […]

‘Left Behind Britian’: narrowing the social mobility divide




St Helens Council has achieved a national award for its innovative work as part of the purchasing exercise, or tender, for the local drug and alcohol treatment service. Unusually, the tender, which involved various organisations bidding to provide the ‘St Helens Integrated Recovery Service’, was carried out in collaboration with […]

St Helens Council triumphs at national government awards for procurement