Progress8

‘Scrapping exams at 16 would create a better education system,’ The Times editorial says today.

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The new Progress 8 measure helps parents choose the ‘right [secondary] school for their child’, writes the Department for Education. It’s media...

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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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The launch of GCSEs back in 1984 was a ‘quiet revolution’, schools minister Nick Gibb wrote in today’s Times *. But it’s a...

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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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The Harris Federation entered hundreds of native English speakers into an exam designed for speakers of English as a second...

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‘ Outsourcing has been hit by a string of recent failures, but that does not mean that outsourcing has failed. Labour should...

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Disadvantaged pupils, those eligible for the pupil premium, will be able to ‘benefit from world class education’ because the...

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Secondary schools which have been less than good for ten years or more tend to be those with a higher proportion of white...

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Bourne End Academy, a converter academy in Buckinghamshire with Wycombe High School Academy Trust (WHSAT), was given a grant of £150k in financial...

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‘…studies of the impact of the academies programme show little difference between the performance of academies and local authority maintained...

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06.12.18 by

A previous article entitled 'The Attainment Gap Exposed' has been deleted. This completed update replaces it.

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Misleading Ofsted stats cited again…

Nick Gibb : ‘In 2010, just 66% of pupils were attending schools judged by Ofsted to be good or...

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Gibb clearly rattled by cuts evidence

Cuts in Lewisham, Warrington, Leigh, Suffolk, Devon, East Sussex, Bolton…

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I refer to the work of Professor Rebecca (Becky) Allen , Director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science, UCL Institute of Education, who...

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Previously low-attaining pupils lower Progress 8 score

It was supposed to be fairer: judging school outcomes on progress...

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...and fewer pupils eligible for free school meals

The top ten mainstream state-funded schools in England based on...

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One, Robert Owen Academy, closed permanently in August

43% of free schools which entered pupils for GCSEs in 2018 had a...

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