Inclusion

Ofsted’s Annual Report ‘highlighted a catalogue of failures’ around provision for pupils with special education need and disabilities (...

Read more

This update of my article of 25 April 2016 has been prompted by the recent case of the children of a Syrian family being bullied and the...

Read more

I have just watched Emily Thornbury on the Andrew Marr show (11 Nov 2018) being asked about the view of the London Mayor that, “the problem would...

Read more

The present system in England harms all pupils

There’s something in the air – and it’s not just too-early Christmas music...

Read more

...and fewer pupils eligible for free school meals

The top ten mainstream state-funded schools in England based on...

Read more

‘Unreasonable to remove places which are forecast to be needed’

In a ruling which is likely to affect any academy wishing...

Read more

‘Rotten franchise’ instructs staff not to help disabled if it risks delays.

Govia Thameslink Railways (GTR), the...

Read more

This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

Read more

She stole the show at the Oscars – little Maisy Sly, profoundly deaf, who played Libby in the film The Silent Child .

The film won the...

Read more

I have the consent of 'Disappointed Idealist' to write an article on my website based on his latest post on leaving the teaching profession....

Read more

Rumblings of discontent about education policy in England are developing into a roar. And it’s not from the usual suspects known collectively as ‘...

Read more

This is a summary version of the full article which you can read here

Although this could be one my most important articles in relation...

Read more

It is necessary to first read this article . What follows is an explanation of the top five most effective teaching interventions according to the...

Read more

I am writing this shortly after the Chancellor, George Osborne, made his March 2016 budget announcement that all the remaining Local Authority...

Read more

This article is an extract from a forthcoming book, The Long Game: The Lessons We Can Learn From Long-Serving Teachers, which will be published...

Read more

I am an advocate for comprehensive education but I am afraid I haven't made much progress in Lincolnshire convincing the powers that be that...

Read more

Thank you, I am delighted to be here.

This book is a truly collaborative effort, a distillation of the thinking and writing of...

Read more

Alan Gurbutt Sadly, comprehensive schools of the 1950s and 1960s never reached South Lincolnshire. I went to a “red brick” secondary modern school...

Read more
15