Local schools

The process has been ‘shambolic’

Way back in 2015, Oxfordshire County Council identified a need for a new secondary...

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Bonus points: which claims are being probed by UK statistics watchdog

Which of the following were used by Damian Hinds,...

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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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Shortly to be published research by Professor Michael Shayer reveals an accidental breakthrough in how highly significant cognitive development in...

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2017 assessments even more baffling than those for 2016 openers

Two days ago, I highlighted puzzling aspects of impact...

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Bizarre assessments don’t inspire confidence

When free school proposals are approved, the Department for Education does a...

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Shoring up schools needs to be open and fair

If a shop goes bust, it’s likely to quickly close its doors.

But...

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Not additional funding – must be repaid

Academy trusts received £4,734,656.00 of advances in the financial year 2017/18,...

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Sandymoor school boasted it would be ‘outstanding from day one’

When Sandymoor free school opened in Runcorn in 2012 as...

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Crumbling Cumbrian school will receive ‘substantial capital investment’

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

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Gaps in provision mean many pupils will miss out

Education secretary Damian Hinds has announced a £5m fund for twenty ‘...

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DfE must address major concerns

The Public Accounts Committee’s report into the way the Department for Education (DfE)...

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19 still waiting for named sponsor after two years

It’s one of the Government’s proudest boasts – when schools fail it...

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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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Nine in ten local authority schools are good or outstanding

According to schools minister Nick Gibb, speaking to the...

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Redundancies at Great Yarmouth Charter Academy threaten ‘broadest’ curriculum

Inspiration Trust runs two secondary...

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The proportion of schools judged good or outstanding has fallen, revised data from Ofsted reveals.

Ofsted has altered the way it reports...

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