£821,000 bill for agency teachers at schools


Primary and secondary schools in England struggling to recruit teachers spent £821 million on supply staff last year, it has emerged. Burton Borough School in Newport was Shropshire’s biggest spender, forking out £250,000

Legal bid on cards in school bus row


A barrister says parents who face paying hundreds of pounds in bus fares for their children to go to school have a strong legal case for overturning the decision.