Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

News
The government has abandoned its plan to make a grade 5 the new ‘good’ GCSE pass grade which was aimed at bringing England into line with global competitors. In...
News
The government have a “collective delusion” about the scope for further cuts in schools, the Public Accounts Committee has said in response to its investigation into school funding....
News
Subject leaders want the government to implement compulsory personal, social, health and economics education (PSHE) at the same time as sex and relations education, and as part of...
News
An academy boss who claimed for a luxury car lease on expenses has now been criticised by the government for breaching funding rules after removing his trust’s chair. The Education Funding Agency...
News
Ministers are being “led by the nose” over ending the ban on grammar schools by the prime minister’s chief adviser Nick Timothy, the former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg...
News
Three political opponents will lead a debate on social mobility this afternoon after joining forces to fight the government’s plans to open new grammar schools. Nicky Morgan, the...
News
Members of the National Union of Teachers and Association of Teachers and Lecturers have voted to form a new organisation – the National Education Union. The new union...
News
Members of the National Union of Teachers and Association of Teachers and Lecturers have voted to form a new “super union”. The National Education Union, which is expected to...
News
The leaders of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers, National Union of Teachers and National Association of Head Teachers have written to the prime minister today to demand...
News
Appeals against GCSE and A level results have fallen by almost a quarter, the exams regulator Ofqual has said. The watchdog has published its annual statistical release on...
News
MPs grilled Justine Greening, the education secretary, plus her ministerial team, in the House of Commons this afternoon. Funding and grammar schools dominated the agenda, with a few...