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The Department for Education (DfE) is ‘ minded to terminate ’ the funding agreement with Cuckoo Hall Academy Trust (CHAT) for Cuckoo Hall Academy...

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It’s not LAs who control schools but MATs

After a wait which exceeded the time limit for responding to Freedom of...

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Gibb clearly rattled by cuts evidence

Cuts in Lewisham, Warrington, Leigh, Suffolk, Devon, East Sussex, Bolton…

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I refer to the work of Professor Rebecca (Becky) Allen , Director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science, UCL Institute of Education, who...

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Forget global – DfE compares UK with G7 for more flattering comparison

The Department for Education (DfE) is attempting...

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If free schools were aimed at empowering parents then they've failed

‘The very basis of the free school programme is to...

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Hinds says Rayner is ‘plain wrong’ – but she isn’t

Labour’s shadow secretary of state for education, Angela Rayner, is ‘...

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Free schools ‘best means’ of addressing rising school numbers, says NSN

The need for more school places is best met by...

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This is the title of a Guardian article which appeared on 11 September 2018. The following (in italics) are excerpts.

Major study of 1.8...

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GCSE is the ‘common exam at 16+’ created by the merging of the GCE and CSE systems. I entered university in 1965 on the basis of the national ‘...

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Dr Montacute’s article is linked to a Sutton Trust media release of 31 July 2018, purporting to show that high attaining disadvantaged pupils are...

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Lilac Sky trust given £122k by DfE in same financial year

Lilac Sky Schools Academies Trust (LSSAT) became notorious in...

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SchoolsCompany Trust had ‘liquidity’ issues

The SchoolsCompany Trust, which is losing The Goodwin Academy and its three...

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Crumbling Cumbrian school will receive ‘substantial capital investment’

At last, after ten years, Whitehaven Academy is...

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Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .

The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...

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Repair bill expected to be £5 million

The head of The King’s Church of England School in Wolverhampton, James Ludlow, is...

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

Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

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Schools judged ‘coasting’ will no longer have to become academies, Education Secretary Damian Hinds is ‘ expected to say’ today.

But...

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