The Department for Education rushed out a press release yesterday after proceedings in Parliament.
The last accounts* of defunct Interserve Academies Trust (IAT), backed by troubled firm Interserve Plc, had related party...Read more
The Bishop Anthony Educational Trust (BEAT) has ‘not been successful enough’ in improving schools with significant weaknesses,...Read more
E-Act, a long-established academy trust with a chequered history, took over Burnham Upper School in April 2012 and renamed it E-...Read more
The launch of GCSEs back in 1984 was a ‘quiet revolution’, schools minister Nick Gibb wrote in today’s Times *. But it’s a...Read more
Dorcan academy, a stand-alone academy in Swindon, needs money for capital works. Dorcan’s latest accounts* say the academy...Read more
The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) Trust was dissolved last November. Its one academy, IPACA, had...Read more
The Government’s been peddling the same line for a couple of years. There are 1.9 million (sometimes two million) more pupils in...Read more
We’ve been here before. The Department for Education (DfE) publishes a press release with positive noises from ministers. But...Read more
What a difference a couple of months makes. On 28 February the Commons debated net zero carbon emissions. Few MPs attended . The...Read more
The government’s curriculum programme trials have raised serious questions about the timing of the pilots, their scale, links...Read more
Closing a school and selling the site for housing could raise millions, the Department for Education’s property arm, LocatED,...Read more
Education secretary Damian Hinds has hit back against Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to replace primary school tests with an...Read more
Yesterday, this site questioned the reliability of the Department for Education (DfE) plan for recovering longer term advances...Read more
‘No applicant for a selective school…is ‘ineligible’ to apply,’ the Department for Education says.
National curriculum tests taken in financial year 2018/19 cost around £43m schools minister Nick Gibb has revealed . The cost...Read more
The Department for Education ( DfE ) says ‘additional funding’ to academies may be provided ‘In the most serious cases’. But...Read more
Is the Department for Education media department a computer programmed with stock phrases?
No matter...Read more