REAch2, the largest primary-only academy trust, has received a minded to terminate letter re Sprites Primary Academy, Ipswich,...Read more
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT) plans to repay a £1m loan from the Education and Skills Funding Agency by selling ‘...Read more
State-funded schools ‘should be incentivised to develop essential life skills’, recommends the Sutton Trust.
Given the loathing felt by...Read more
When a local authority school is judged inadequate, a directive academy order (DAO) is issued. This means the school must close...Read more
Five letters warning academy trusts that their funding may be stopped following inadequate judgements were published yesterday. I reported on...Read more
What a coincidence. Education secretary Gavin Williamson namechecks the Confederation of Schools Trusts in a Commons debate on...Read more
Academy trusts must ‘control the narrative’ which has been dominated by opponents of academization, says the Confederation of...Read more
‘ …we are investing more now—record sums—in education. ’
Boris Johnson, 8 January 2020, House of...Read more
The Department of Education ‘does not anticipate’ receiving the independent investigative report into the former executive...Read more
Yesterday, the Tate group asked the new government to provide sufficient funding for an ‘arts-rich curriculum’.... Read more
Key Stage 2 tests became more difficult in 2016 after a ‘curriculum revamp’, said The Times .
‘MAT performance data should not be used to infer performance of the MAT system as a whole,’ the Department for Education says...Read more
The Department for Education is dragging its feet on publishing the long-delayed report into the defunct Lilac Sky Schools...Read more
Four years ago, the Department for Education exchanged contracts on the Bowring sports field, Greenwich. The site was intended...Read more
‘ We cannot let Michael Gove’s sterling work be wasted. The former Education Secretary was passionate in his desire to improve...Read more
It’s usually a three-year ritual. The day PISA results are published is the day the UK media is dominated by hand-wringing about...Read more
Two ice sculptures – what could be more appropriate to demonstrate the effects of global warming?
Michael Gove, when education secretary, told the Leveson Inquiry in 2012 he was ‘concerned’ about any proposal which might...Read more