Performance tables

The new Progress 8 measure helps parents choose the ‘right [secondary] school for their child’, writes the Department for Education. It’s media...

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This site’s being saying it for years: reforms to state education in England introduced by Michael Gove are a retrograde step...

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The Children’s Commissioner’s briefing entitled ‘ The children leaving school with nothing’ published last week, is inaccurately...

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You would think the Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield would know better. She is, after all, supposed to be the advocate for...

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Should there be a rule preventing MPs from repeating questions that have already been adressed many times in the current...

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Could it be the Department for Education is using schools minister Nick Gibb as an Aunt Sally?

Only...

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Calls for the government to back down on the EBacc are likely to increase following a decision by the Russell Group universities...

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The launch of GCSEs back in 1984 was a ‘quiet revolution’, schools minister Nick Gibb wrote in today’s Times *. But it’s a...

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‘…there is no evidence from the attainment data that these [exam] reforms helped lower-attaining pupils,’ concludes Education Datalab in its...

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Geoff Barton, ASCL general secretary, attacked former education secretary Michael Gove at the union’s annual conference in...

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‘Inspirational and dedicated strategic leadership’ is provided by the chief executive officer, Dr Jennifer Blunden, at Truro and...

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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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‘…studies of the impact of the academies programme show little difference between the performance of academies and local authority maintained...

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Now there’s a surprise. Introduce a new performance measure such as the EBacc and it doesn’t take a genius to realise schools will change tactics...

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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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‘…we’ve long been technical education snobs in this country,’ said Education secretary Damian Hinds in a speech at Battersea Power...

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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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Previously low-attaining pupils lower Progress 8 score

It was supposed to be fairer: judging school outcomes on progress...

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