Posts by: cath.murray

Feature
Ofsted recently announced it will introduce a new focus on how schools plan their curriculum. We look at what the watchdog has said so far, how inspectors have...
Bulletin
We love it when publishers and authors send us books to review, but every so often our shelves get too full. So, to spread the love, we’re offering...
News
The Department for Education has today released the marks pupils needed for the 2017 key stage 2 tests to achieve the government’s “expected” score. The pdf document can...
Experts
One week on and the dust is still settling on the General Election. As Theresa May forms a government and prepares for her first parliamentary test in the...
News
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has seen a huge response to its campaign that reveals the full scale of possible cuts to local schools in England, according to the...
Profiles
Sue Bailey is not your average assistant head. Her colleagues are in awe of her, and it’s not just for her (apparently legendary) baking skills. Over her 41-year...
Supplements
What every child requires is a great teacher. Download the Headteachers’ Roundtable Doorstop Manifesto Our challenge was to provide a straightforward, useful document for everyone to use, on the...
Supplements
The Teach First innovation unit offers a year of support, including a salary, to out-of-the-box thinkers who get through to its final round for the annual Innovation Awards....
News
Here’s a countdown of the most popular opinion pieces from 2016, as voted by you, the reader. (Minus the top 10 “explainers” which you can read separately.) 10. D&T departments...
News
At Schools Week we like to tackle complicated topics by getting people who really understand them to explain them to the rest of us. It seems our readers enjoy...
Experts
The best books 2016 had to offer, chosen by Schools Week features editor, Cath Murray.   1. Don’t Send Him in Tomorrow by Jarlath O’Brien   The beautifully...