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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...

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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...

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Baxter College, Kidderminster, opened in February 2017.  That’s what the Department for Education database says.  School Performance Tables also...

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Skegness Grammar School was judged to require improvement after inspectors visited the school during focussed inspections of academies in the...

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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.

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'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...

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A debate pits opposing views against each other.  That’s the theory.  And TeachFirst appeared to subscribe to this definition when it launched...

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Tory donor Lord Ashcroft’s academy trust didn’t comply with rules covering academy financial statements, the auditor wrote.

Lord Ashcroft...

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Submitted on behalf of Reclaiming Education 

1.Introduction

1)     Labour’s 2017 General Election Manifesto promised a National ­Education...

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In July 2014, Boris Johnson, then Mayor of London, announced* that schools in Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT) would receive £260,900 from the...

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Ofsted plans to ‘analyse inspection intervals’ for schools rated outstanding and discover ‘reasons for any unusually long gaps’, Minutes of the...

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The Department for Education (DfE) says it won’t publish impact assessments for free schools opened in 2016 because they aren’t ready yet,...

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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...

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Disappeared: the headteachers sacked and gagged by academy trustsSchool leaders who don’t show rapid improvement in results are being ruthlessly... Read more

Hackney Downs, a comprehensive boys’ school, was shut in 1995 by Tory education secretary Gillian Shepherd following an unsuccessful campaign to...

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