Highlights of the week ending 9 December

Education Secretary Gillian Keegan gave evidence to the Education Committee for the first time this week, covering strike impact mitigation, the possibility of an undergraduate apprenticeship for maths and physics teaching, social mobility in grammar schools, and how conversations surrounding Rishi Sunak’s British Baccalaureate proposal are currently focused on maths to 18. She also announced that the Schools Bill will not progress any further.