Policy

Disadvantaged pupils, those eligible for the pupil premium, will be able to ‘benefit from world class education’ because the...

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Starting on Monday, 25 February at 13.45 on Radio 4, The Secret History of a School follows the history of one school, St...

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It’s over six years since 55 free schools opened to huge fanfare . The cost of each site and building should be known by now....

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Setting up new selective schools is forbidden by law, but there’s a way to get around this ban. Existing grammars can apply to...

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The purpose of schools is to fill the heads of children with knowledge. Who could argue with that? It’s obvious right?

‘Self...

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145 freehold sites are held by the Department for Education for future free schools, the accounts of LocatED show....

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English schools are facing a funding crisis. Yet the Department for Education (DfE) has found millions of pounds for selective...

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GCSEs and A levels should be replaced with graduation at 18, Robert Halfon, chair of the Education Select Committee, is expected...

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This was the subject of the Channel 4 ‘Dispatches’ programme broadcast on 4 February 2019.

As the number of children leaving...

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What a difference a word makes. The accepted truth since 2010 is that results in the three-yearly OECD PISA tests for England...

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‘ An exchange scheme that gives teachers in England the opportunity to share experiences with counterparts from Shanghai has...

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Damian Hinds, the education secretary, appears to believe schools which aren’t academies are not making ‘right decisions’. He’s quoted in Schools...

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This article contains many quotes from others (follow the links). All such quotes are in italics. The blog site ‘Reclaiming Schools’ has...

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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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It’s full-speed ahead for promoting academisation at the Department for Education (DfE). Education secretary Damian Hinds called...

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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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Brexit ‘uncertainties’ are distracting attention from ‘day-to-day’ government business, says the Institute for...

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The UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) investigated the claim made by School Cuts that ‘91% of schools face funding cuts’ and found...

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