Key Stage 2 tests became more difficult in 2016 after a ‘curriculum revamp’, said The Times .
‘MAT performance data should not be used to infer performance of the MAT system as a whole,’ the Department for Education says...Read more
This site’s being saying it for years: reforms to state education in England introduced by Michael Gove are a retrograde step...Read more
It’s vital to fight fake news, education secretary Damian Hinds said in a recent press release .
State-funded primary schools are doing so well that ‘wealthy, ambitious parents’ are saving private school fees and opting for...Read more
Education secretary Damian Hinds has hit back against Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to replace primary school tests with an...Read more
National curriculum tests taken in financial year 2018/19 cost around £43m schools minister Nick Gibb has revealed . The cost...Read more
Is the Department for Education media department a computer programmed with stock phrases?
No matter...Read more
Expecting children as young as four to take tests when they join reception classes is challenged by both parents and teachers....Read more
The Chief Executive of Silver Birch Academy, Patricia Davies, ‘ordered schools to cheat in SATs tests’, a former head teacher told Panorama....Read more
Great Yarmouth Primary Academy (GYPA), run by Inspiration Trust which is linked to schools minister Lord Agnew , has been placed...Read more
Pupils should not be stressed by preparation for the tests (SATs) taken at the end of Key Stage Two, the education secretary...Read more
Maths Mastery, Shanghai Maths, Teaching for Mastery (TfM) have been buzz words since Shanghai topped PISA league tables in 2009...Read more
The national papers last week were full of praise for Harris Westminster Sixth Form, described by The Time s as the ‘school for...Read more
Secondary schools which have been less than good for ten years or more tend to be those with a higher proportion of white...Read more
Primary school pupils in multi-academy trusts (MATs) made the least progress in reading, official data issued last week reveals.