School leadership

I have just watched Emily Thornbury on the Andrew Marr show (11 Nov 2018) being asked about the view of the London Mayor that, “the problem would...

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Parents in the dark contacted local paper for information

When pupils returned to Rugby Free Primary School (RFPS) on 5...

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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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Rise in number of disappearing KS4 pupils

Off-rolling, whereby secondary schools exclude pupils likely to lower an...

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Alleged ‘grade inflation’ hasn't ended

Remember when Michael Gove used to bang on about grade inflation? His reformed...

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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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07.12.17 by

This post is prompted by an article in today's 'i' newspaper that includes a table of EU and EFTA countries in order of the percentage of...

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(This was first published in Education Forward: Moving schools into the future , a call for a new approach to education)

Is it time for a... Read more

A teacher, known as Ms C, was awarded damages of £52,493 in September for indirect sex discrimination and unfair dismissal after she was sexually...

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Skegness Grammar School was judged to require improvement after inspectors visited the school during focussed inspections of academies in the...

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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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Cue the usual media images of girls gleefully celebrating their results and Executive Principals extolling the excellence of their schools. There...

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This is the latest example from a BBC report of 3 August.

“The very poorest children in England have fallen even further behind their...

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Mellissa Benn wrote powerfully about this in a Guardian article of 18 July 201 7:

There could not be a more favourable time for the...

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Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT) ‘wrongfully’ and ‘unfairly dismissed’ former IT manager, Mrs D Evans, an employment tribunal found.

Mrs...

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It may be a ruse to draw attention to the schools funding crisis. It may not. But asking parents to set up regular donations to cover essentials...

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Once again, Henry Stewart has posted an important article on Local Schools Network. Henry reproduces a speech by a former head, which he...

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The width and depth of this misunderstanding is demonstrated in this Guardian headline .

New test for ‘growth mindset’, the theory that...

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