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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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Gibb clearly rattled by cuts evidence

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

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Inspection data still being cited without context

The UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) couldn’t have been clearer: the way...

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Prioritising data and results is endemic…

Ofsted has seen evidence of declining education quality driven by narrowing the...

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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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But DfE capital budget set to decrease by £1b by 2020/21

£400 million pounds will be given to schools for ‘little extras...

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...and fewer pupils eligible for free school meals

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

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PM’s dodgy statements were ‘factually correct’, Hinds says

‘Ensuring the integrity of education statistics is very...

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Writing for LSN in 2014, the late Maurice Holt noted the ‘transatlantic...

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‘Ten years of success’ or five years of poor teaching? Can’t be both

‘ The Folkestone Academy is absolutely a success...

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Many struggle to recruit pupils, ten have closed

The University Technical College (UTC) initiative is failing, an...

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Brings total of warning letters issued in 2018 to over 80

The Department for Education (DfE) has today added 25 schools...

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