A teacher, known as Ms C, was awarded damages of £52,493 in September for indirect sex discrimination and unfair dismissal after she was sexually...Read more
We’ve been here before. Time and again this site has said there isn’t enough data to come to a firm conclusion about the performance of free...Read more
Baxter College, Kidderminster, opened in February 2017. That’s what the Department for Education database says. School Performance Tables also...Read more
Skegness Grammar School was judged to require improvement after inspectors visited the school during focussed inspections of academies in the...Read more
It should be straightforward to find inspection reports. Type in a school’s name on Ofsted’s search page and the school’s record appears.
'When I was a teenager, kids set fire to the Bristol comprehensive* I attended, razing it to the ground. It felt likely they were giving their...Read more
A debate pits opposing views against each other. That’s the theory. And TeachFirst appeared to subscribe to this definition when it launched...Read more
Tory donor Lord Ashcroft’s academy trust didn’t comply with rules covering academy financial statements, the auditor wrote.
Lord Ashcroft...Read more
Submitted on behalf of Reclaiming Education1.Introduction
1) Labour’s 2017 General Election Manifesto promised a National Education...Read more
In July 2014, Boris Johnson, then Mayor of London, announced* that schools in Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT) would receive £260,900 from the...Read more
Ofsted plans to ‘analyse inspection intervals’ for schools rated outstanding and discover ‘reasons for any unusually long gaps’, Minutes of the...Read more
The Department for Education (DfE) says it won’t publish impact assessments for free schools opened in 2016 because they aren’t ready yet,...Read more
The unions are crying wolf over school funding for English schools. That’s the opinion of Mark Lehain, former head of Bedford Free School and...Read more
Hackney Downs, a comprehensive boys’ school, was shut in 1995 by Tory education secretary Gillian Shepherd following an unsuccessful campaign to...Read more