Fifteen free schools changed hands in financial year 2018/19, Department for Education data reveals*. This brings the total of...Read more
Nine academies run by notorious academy trust Bright Tribe were transferred to new trusts in the financial year 2018/19,...Read more
The total cost of transferring academies from one trust to another now totals £31m, newly released Department for Education data...Read more
It’s vital to fight fake news, education secretary Damian Hinds said in a recent press release .
Fulwood Academy in Preston has been less than good since it opened in 2009. It’s surprising, then, that the stand-alone academy...Read more
Local authority maintained schools are slightly more likely to be good or better than academies, newly-released data from the...Read more
Transcripts on government websites of speeches by politicians and officials are usually accompanied by the speaker’s mugshot. But this wasn’t the...Read more
Academies should be allowed to return to the stewardship of their local authority if teachers, parents and locals support the...Read more
Hundreds walked to Westminster yesterday to protest about poor school funding. The march, led by Jess Phillips, Labour MP for...Read more
Why are increasing numbers of children being physically restrained in mainstream and special schools?
On 25 February 2019 TES carried a...Read more
Should there be a rule preventing MPs from repeating questions that have already been adressed many times in the current...Read more
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), the unit within the Department for Education (DfE) which deals with school funding, asked the...Read more
Schools ministers have constantly hyped how much better schools are now than when Labour left office in 2010. But recent Ofsted...Read more
Michael Gove’s bid to become the next prime minister began with contemplating the fickle nature of fate. What would have...Read more
After Michael Gove kick-started his leadership bid earlier this afternoon, he was asked time and again about whether he could be trusted.
The Department for Education, I’ve been told , does not hold information about a ‘charge’ in favour of the education secretary...Read more
Trying to discover what happened to the unsatisfied part of a ‘charge’ relating to freehold property held by Isle of Portland...Read more