Primary school pupils in multi-academy trusts (MATs) made the least progress in reading, official data issued last week reveals.
The Department for Education (DfE) is ‘ minded to terminate ’ the funding agreement with Cuckoo Hall Academy Trust (CHAT) for Cuckoo Hall Academy...Read more
The gap between disadvantaged pupils and others continues to narrow,’ says the Department for Education i n its commentary on the 2018 Key Stage 2...Read more
Test results at former Downhills are higher today, says Gibb
Test results at Harris Academy Philip Lane, formerly...Read more
The present system in England harms all pupils
There’s something in the air – and it’s not just too-early Christmas music...Read more
PM’s dodgy statements were ‘factually correct’, Hinds says
‘Ensuring the integrity of education statistics is very...Read more
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...Read more
Investigation cast doubt on ‘accuracy or correctness’
An investigation by the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) found ‘...Read more
Alleged ‘grade inflation’ hasn't ended
Remember when Michael Gove used to bang on about grade inflation? His reformed...Read more
Test results for English reading and Maths quashed
Teachers at Harris Academy Philip Lane ‘ over-aided ’ Year 6 pupils...Read more
Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article .
The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests...Read more
This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.
Thirty years ago this summer the Great...Read more
The ‘north/south attainment gap’ claimed to exist by The Sutton Trust, The Social Mobility Foundation, the DfE, the National Schools Commissioner...Read more
I have received this response from The Sutton Trust to my article questioning the ‘attainment gap’ .
Research by John Goldthorpe has...Read more