The Conservative manifesto, which is being quoted by Tory candidates, is very carefully worded and extremely misleading. It gives the impression...Read more
The Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) is guilty of ‘brutal and illiterate vandalism' says Chris Whitehouse, Education Spokesperson and Secretary...Read more
‘You can have all the evidence in the world, but headteachers have told me grammar schools are good for disadvantaged pupils.’
That was the...Read more
When Tristram Hunt, former shadow education secretary, wanted to speak at Woodbridge High School during the 2015 election campaign, Redbridge...Read more
‘We will bring back grammars.’ That’s the Tory Manifesto message.
Never mind international evidence shows selection harms those who aren’...Read more
Yesterday's announcement promised £1 billion extra a year for the core schools budget, made up of £650 million diverted from free infant lunches...Read more
Nearly nine in ten of schools in England are good or better according to latest Ofsted data*.
Secondary schools are more likely to be...Read more
Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT) ‘wrongfully’ and ‘unfairly dismissed’ former IT manager, Mrs D Evans, an employment tribunal found.
The 2015 Tory Party Manifesto said the party would continue setting up University Technical Colleges (UTCs) until there was one ‘within reach of...Read more
Neil Carmichael, Conservative chair of the Education Select Committee, doesn’t support plans to expand selective education. Speaking at the...Read more
137 academy trusts missed the 31 December deadline for submitting audited accounts for year ending 31 August 2016 to the Education Funding Agency...Read more
With campaigning underway for the general election, the key issue in education is funding. The recent IFS report noted that "between 2010–...Read more
In thirteen months from 1 September 2013 to 31 October 2014, a total of 23 academies changed hands. But the latest data, obtained via Freedom of...Read more
120 academies transferred to other academy trusts in the eight months from 1 May 2016 to 31 December 2016, Freedom of Information reveals.
The Government wants more grammar schools to open. It also wants existing grammars to prioritise children from ‘ordinary working families’ who...Read more