It’s nearly three years since the Department for Education (DfE) published application forms for approved free schools. There have been none...Read More
Following criticism by MPs, the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC), has sent out a plea for supportive tweets, Schools Week reveals.
‘Same old story. Same old greed. A board of directors too busy stuffing their mouths with gold to show any concern for the welfare of their...Read More
The decline in inspection outcomes for non-association, non-special independent schools during the academic year 2016/17 ‘has been quite stark’,...Read More
An ‘unspoken selling point’ of the proposed low-cost private school, the Independent Grammar School: Durham (IGSD) ‘is the cachet of attending a...Read More
‘We are very pleased that, like other good and outstanding schools, selective schools now have access to a fund to allow them to expand their...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
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
I have received this response from The Sutton Trust to my article questioning the ‘attainment gap’.
Research by John Goldthorpe has shown...Read more
Developing countries can show England how to solve the teacher supply crisis, a Times article (7 April 2018 behind paywall) claims.
At last, the Department for Education (DfE) has published its response to the consultation on Schools that Work for Everyone. It’s conveniently...Read more