Skinners’ Academy, Hackney, was judged good in a short inspection in May 2017.
Inspectors said the...Read more
Ofsted chief, Amanda Spielman, published a ‘commentary on school funding’ this morning. But the blog, potentially embarrassing...Read more
The claim of ‘insufficient academic pupils’ is being used to explain missing exam scores from Harris academies in a recently...Read more
‘MAT performance data should not be used to infer performance of the MAT system as a whole,’ the Department for Education says...Read more
‘Scrapping exams at 16 would create a better education system,’ The Times editorial says today.
The new Progress 8 measure helps parents choose the ‘right [secondary] school for their child’, writes the Department for Education. It’s media...Read more
This site’s being saying it for years: reforms to state education in England introduced by Michael Gove are a retrograde step...Read more
The Children’s Commissioner’s briefing entitled ‘ The children leaving school with nothing’ published last week, is inaccurately...Read more
You would think the Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield would know better. She is, after all, supposed to be the advocate for...Read more
Should there be a rule preventing MPs from repeating questions that have already been adressed many times in the current...Read more
Could it be the Department for Education is using schools minister Nick Gibb as an Aunt Sally?
The launch of GCSEs back in 1984 was a ‘quiet revolution’, schools minister Nick Gibb wrote in today’s Times *. But it’s a...Read more
‘…there is no evidence from the attainment data that these [exam] reforms helped lower-attaining pupils,’ concludes Education Datalab in its...Read more
Geoff Barton, ASCL general secretary, attacked former education secretary Michael Gove at the union’s annual conference in...Read more
‘Inspirational and dedicated strategic leadership’ is provided by the chief executive officer, Dr Jennifer Blunden, at Truro and...Read more
Secondary schools which have been less than good for ten years or more tend to be those with a higher proportion of white...Read more
‘…studies of the impact of the academies programme show little difference between the performance of academies and local authority maintained...Read more