Hundreds of Manchester students locked down after 127 Covid cases

Hundreds of students in Manchester were told to self-isolate on Friday after 127 of them tested positive for coronavirus. Residents at the Birley campus and Cambridge Halls at Manchester Metropolitan University have been told to stay in their rooms for

Gavin Williamson accused of leading a ‘summer of chaos’

Labour has accused the education secretary Gavin Williamson of presiding over “a summer of chaos, incompetence and confusion,” as he updated MPs on schools reopening in England. Williamson was addressing the House of Commons for the first time since last

Exams row: BTec students begin receiving revised grades

Students have begun receiving their BTec grades, a week after the exam board Pearson withdrew some and delayed the publication of others to give itself time to recalculate scores in the week of the A-level results fiasco. About 200,000 people