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Seventeen of 41 free schools opened in the academic year 2018/19 have no on-site sports facilities, a belated Freedom of...

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The Children’s Commissioner’s briefing entitled ‘The children leaving school with nothing’ published last week, is inaccurately...

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You would think the Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield would know better.  She is, after all, supposed to be the advocate...

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The media arm of the Department for Education has at last mentioned provision for special educational needs and disabilities (...

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The Department for Education’s media department has written another blog featuring higher education.  This is the fourth such...

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Behaviourism is back and it’s taking over

A ‘delivery’ paradigm is taking over English schools. In our marketised  education system the...

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Campaigners in Buckinghamshire are calling for the 11+ test to be abandoned after errors were found in an 11+ test paper taken...

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The DfE media department has yet to respond to the National Audit Office report criticising provision for pupils with special educational needs...

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The International Academy of Greenwich, a free school mired in planning difficulties* since it opened, has been judged to...

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The Weald of Kent Grammar School (WKGS) opened an ‘annexe’ in Sevenoaks in 2017.  It was suspected at the time that the annexe’s...

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The Prime Minister’s claim that £14bn extra will be spent on education in England between now and 2022/23 has been doused with...

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The National Audit Office has criticised the support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in...

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Leigh Academies Trust (LAT) took over two primary schools in Tonbridge, Horsmonden and Paddock Wood, earlier this month but the...

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Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s chief adviser who was once consigliere to Michael Gove at the Department for Education, is ‘...

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The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has announced £14bn extra funding for schools in England.  His apparent spending splurge is...

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