Policy

The Times published three articles today about special needs funding in England. A good thing, you might think, given the two...

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‘Severe delays’ in issuing Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (...

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‘The biggest funding boost for schools in a decade,’ is the headline on the latest propaganda from the Department for Education...

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The Conservatives have ‘an incredible story to tell…’ said education secretary Gavin Williamson at the party conference...

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Free schools had ‘particular success’ in key stage 1 Assessments, says schools minister Nick Gibb in the Department for...

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This site’s being saying it for years: reforms to state education in England introduced by Michael Gove are a retrograde step...

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Wakefield City Academies Trust (WCAT) was once hailed as an ‘outstanding’ academy trust by former education secretary Nicky...

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Pupils in England are more segregated by ability than almost every other country in the world, analysis by John Jerrim ,...

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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 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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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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