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Fifty-six learning projects will receive £20 million in the first round of grants from the government’s new Strategic School Improvement Fund. They include schemes to improve progress in...
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The Wakefield City Academies Trust is giving up all 21 of its schools, shocking staff, parents and pupils as the first term of the 2017-18 school year begins....
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An MP has blasted the government in Parliament over the unreasonable price of school uniforms, accusing it of breaking its promise to take action against exorbitant costs. Sarah...
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England’s largest academy chain has abandoned plans to close a town’s only secondary school after a backlash from parents. Sandown Bay Academy, one of just eight secondary schools on the...
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A tenth of Kent schools have been forced to begin the new academic year without a headteacher in place, as a result of a shortage that local leaders...
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Teaching pupils in mixed-ability groups is so unpopular that researchers struggled to find enough examples to complete a recent study into the practice. They found that factors driving...
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The UK’s most prestigious universities are turning down chances to sponsor struggling schools through the government’s academies programme, research by the British Educational Research Association has shown. Just...
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A grammar school ejecting pupils in the middle of their A-levels has backtracked on its severe exclusions policy, saying all pupils affected can return to the school to...
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One of the country’s first ever academies has been taken over by a major London academy chain, after it fell into special measures. The Garrard Academy, formerly known...
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Almost half of English council areas will face a shortfall in secondary school places within five years unless they are given more powers to tackle a population bulge,...
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Provisional results of the primary school key stage 2 SATs tests broken down at local authority and regional level have been released by the Department for Education this...