Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

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The government is facing calls to release details of the panel that approved plans for schools to gather data on pupils’ nationalities and countries of birth. Controversial changes...
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The government remains committed to the idea of all schools becoming academies and is “pulling together” legislation to enact its Education for All white paper, Justine Greening has...
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Justine Greening, the new education secretary, has faced her first grilling from MPs on the education select committee this morning. Here are the highlights… The government will not...
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The exams watchdog Ofqual is struggling to link school exam results to teaching quality, its chief regulator has admitted. Sally Collier told a group of politicians and academics...
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The true extent of the opposition faced by the government over its plans to allow new grammar schools to open has been revealed as Conservative MPs voiced their fears in Parliament, with...
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Schools should be legally required to tackle sexual harassment and sexual violence and inspected on their effectiveness in this area, an influential group of MPs has said. The House...
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The government’s green paper on plans for new grammar schools and other school reforms will be laid before Parliament this afternoon. The Department for Education has confirmed that...
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A landmark court ruling on a headteacher’s failure to disclose her relationship with a convicted sex offender could mean school staff will be asked to reveal more about...
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The full details of Theresa May’s plan for new grammar schools will be “very persuasive” for Conservative opponents of the policy, the schools minister Nick Gibb has claimed. Gibb...
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Opposition to Theresa May’s planned grammar schools is already growing, with a petition already gathering signatures as Conservative MPs are preparing to work with Labour to vote against...
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The government will spend £50 million a year on the expansion of existing grammar schools, Theresa May has announced. The prime minister confirmed in a speech this morning...