School culture

All-through academy, previously good, facing reorganisation and redundancies

Turner Schools, a multi-academy trust (MAT)...

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Gaps in provision mean many pupils will miss out

Education secretary Damian Hinds has announced a £5m fund for twenty ‘...

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PLEASE WATCH THIS FILM - A Healthy Education: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1F5bv_YAgZ4 This is a short film to raise awareness about asbestos in... Read more

Redundancies at Great Yarmouth Charter Academy threaten ‘broadest’ curriculum

Inspiration Trust runs two secondary...

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This year marks a signifi cant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

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The ‘north/south attainment gap’ claimed to exist by The Sutton Trust, The Social Mobility Foundation, the DfE, the National Schools Commissioner...

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I have received this response from The Sutton Trust to my article questioning the ‘attainment gap’ .

Research by John Goldthorpe has...

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Exam pressure causes stress – it’s well-known. And a little stress can improve performance – a ‘chilled’ attitude can cause underachievement and...

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On 31 March 2018, I watched a BBC 2 Sir David Attenborough programme about birds’s eggs. Although I have only a modest interest in garden birds,...

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Every Facebook user should be aware of the business model of ‘free’ social media type services. It is to collect personal data and then sell it...

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Teachers at flagship free school Michaela Community School (MCS) fear they will be ‘harmed’ by pupils from other schools, recent accounts* reveal...

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This is the title of a publication by ‘More than a score’.

More than a score is a broad coalition established by the largest teachers’...

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It’s essential, politicians say, for schools to close the gap in GCSE achievement between disadvantaged and advantaged pupils.

But very...

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The headline is true. But it’s also mischievous and misleading. Mischievous because it attempts to demonize free schools. It’s an antidote to...

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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published what is probably the most comprehensive study yet on ‘The Attainment Gap’ , which has been...

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There are over 500 primary schools and about 200 secondary schools which have been stuck on requires improvement or satisfactory for their last...

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07.12.17 by

This post is prompted by an article in today's 'i' newspaper that includes a table of EU and EFTA countries in order of the percentage of...

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(This was first published in Education Forward: Moving schools into the future , a call for a new approach to education)

Is it time for a... Read more