Accountability

Falmouth School, Cornwall, has been served with a ‘ Termination Warning Letter ’ by Dominic Herrington, the National Schools...

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Transcripts on government websites of speeches by politicians and officials are usually accompanied by the speaker’s mugshot. But this wasn’t the...

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An alternative provision unit run by TBAP, the academy trust investigated by Panorama in March after whistleblowers alleged...

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Why are increasing numbers of children being physically restrained in mainstream and special schools?

On 25 February 2019 TES carried a...

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Should there be a rule preventing MPs from repeating questions that have already been adressed many times in the current...

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Schools ministers have constantly hyped how much better schools are now than when Labour left office in 2010. But recent Ofsted...

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Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has again called for the outstanding school exemption to be lifted . This follows the release of...

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60 fee-paying schools so far this year* have been sent warnings from the Department for Education after inspections found they...

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In Loco Parentis

Throughout my teaching career the legal and professional advice to schools and individual teachers was at all times to...

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State-funded primary schools are doing so well that ‘wealthy, ambitious parents’ are saving private school fees and opting for...

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You can read Part 1 ‘The role of religion’ here .

The first important step is to point out the difference between the state and the...

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The Department for Education has refused to release names of academy trusts receiving loans or non-repayable grants to help...

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Could it be the Department for Education is using schools minister Nick Gibb as an Aunt Sally?

Only...

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Calls for the government to back down on the EBacc are likely to increase following a decision by the Russell Group universities...

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The Bishop Anthony Educational Trust (BEAT) has ‘not been successful enough’ in improving schools with significant weaknesses,...

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Ofsted’s decision to retain the four-grade rating system for school inspections - outstanding down to inadequate - is ‘one of...

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‘…there is no evidence from the attainment data that these [exam] reforms helped lower-attaining pupils,’ concludes Education Datalab in its...

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‘The parents screamed and swore at me,’ says a Sunday Times headline for an article explaining why the ‘visionary head’ of...

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