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Following yesterday’s article about eight of the thirteen free schools rebrokered in the financial year 2017/18, details of the...

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When Royal Greenwich UTC failed to recruit enough students and was judged to require improvement, it closed in 2016 for a ‘fresh...

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The Independent Grammar School Durham (IGSD) opened in September 2018 promising low-fee, ‘no-frills’ education.

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Robert Owen Academy, Hereford, a free school for 14-19 year-olds opened in September 2013, closed at the end of August 2018...

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Maths Mastery, Shanghai Maths, Teaching for Mastery (TfM) have been buzz words since Shanghai topped PISA league tables in 2009...

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Cuckoo Hall Academy, once elevated by former education secretary Michael Gove as an example for other schools to follow, is...

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The national papers last week were full of praise for Harris Westminster Sixth Form, described by The Time s as the ‘school for...

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Secondary schools which have been less than good for ten years or more tend to be those with a higher proportion of white...

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Bourne End Academy, a converter academy in Buckinghamshire with Wycombe High School Academy Trust (WHSAT), was given a grant of £150k in financial...

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Twenty-one warning notices were sent to independent schools in November by the Department for Education (DfE), new data reveals . This brings the...

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The way the Department for Education (DfE) presented Ofsted data was potentially misleading, the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) said in a stinging...

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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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06.12.18 by

A previous article entitled 'The Attainment Gap Exposed' has been deleted. This completed update replaces it.

Have you...

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Twelve of the sixteen outstanding grammar schools ‘chosen’ for expansion haven’t been inspected for eight years or more. Five* were last...

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Outstanding schools inspections should increase but only when ‘concerns’ raised

Schools minister Nick Gibb asks Ofsted to review ‘its...

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Test results at former Downhills are higher today, says Gibb

Test results at Harris Academy Philip Lane, formerly...

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MP blames free school for falling roll at doomed Hameldon College

A local council will continue paying money under a...

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Professor Becky Allen of the UCL Institute of Education has written important articles about the Pupil Premium (PP) that I discuss here and here...

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