SATs

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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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Evidence that the title of this article should be taken seriously can be found here and here .

On 7 October 2018 I wrote to the Fair...

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This is the title of a Guardian article which appeared on 11 September 2018. The following (in italics) are excerpts.

Major study of 1.8...

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Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .

The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...

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This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

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Hold on to your hats! It’s that thorny subject, rearing its ‘timely’ head again. Roger Titcombe and I are busy trying to convince...

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The decline in inspection outcomes for non-association, non-special independent schools during the academic year 2016/17 ‘has been quite stark’,...

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Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has been speaking at the Sutton Trust .

Former Education Secretary Justine Greening’s...

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That humans are differently endowed across every measurable parameter is an established fact. It is also a fact that the education world...

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This is the title of a publication by ‘More than a score’.

More than a score is a broad coalition established by the largest teachers’...

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In July 2014, Boris Johnson, then Mayor of London, announced* that schools in Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT) would receive £260,900 from the...

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Maria Miller MP (Basingstoke, Con) heaped fulsome praise on the head of the Minister for School Standards Nick Gibb during a Commons debate...

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My article, ‘ Why maketisation invalidates Progress 8 ‘, addresses the concern that the production of high stakes performance measures for schools...

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Academies, so the Government says, are so necessary for school improvement that it wants all English schools to convert. But the data for this...

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Bradley Simmons, Ofsted regional director for the South East, recently wrote to Reading Borough Council raising concerns about the drop in GCSE...

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SATS: One Parent’s Dilemma

English children are now the most heavily tested in the world – and a revolt is building within weeks of the...

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The speech by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan to the NASUWT conference had a ‘relatively polite reception’, Schools Week writes. But a few jeers...

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The government has announced that all schools are to be forced to become academies . However the...

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