Ofsted has now published inspection data for 2000-2005*, its Freedom of Information responses reveal.
This is welcome. I have long...Read More
We hear a lot about ‘British Values’. They’re something schools are supposed to promote. Ofsted expects it. Inspectors must evaluate ‘the...Read More
Ofsted plans to ‘analyse inspection intervals’ for outstanding schools seem to have been shelved.
In July, the Ofsted Board meeting...Read More
Exam pressure causes stress – it’s well-known. And a little stress can improve performance – a ‘chilled’ attitude can cause underachievement and...Read More
Developing countries can show England how to solve the teacher supply crisis, a Times article (7 April 2018 behind paywall) claims.
Teachers at flagship free school Michaela Community School (MCS) fear they will be ‘harmed’ by pupils from other schools, recent accounts* reveal...Read more
A Rutland secondary school, Casterton College, which was forced to close Rutland County College (RCC) after a new sixth form free school opened,...Read more
Exam pressure causes stress – it’s well-known. And a little stress can improve performance – a ‘chilled’ attitude can cause underachievement and...Read more
Every Facebook user should be aware of the business model of ‘free’ social media type services. It is to collect personal data and then sell it...Read more
The New Schools Network (NSN) ‘has worked with two-thirds of the 691 free schools that have opened or been approved to open so far and the charity...Read more
We have ways to make schools conform to a centrally-imposed curriculum. That’s the message from Policy Exchange (PX) in its report, ‘Completing...Read more