Posts by: Freddie Whittaker

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Record numbers of pupils are studying A-level politics, a trend put down to a surge in political engagement among young people. Interest in history appears to be falling,...
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Boys have overtaken girls to receive more top A-level grades this year, reversing a trend that’s lasted for nearly two decades. More than one in four boys received...
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Pupils are less likely to have received top grades in the 13 new, reformed A-levels, results show. Among 18-year-olds in England, the proportion achieving an A* or A...
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The proportion of pupils getting top grades at A-level in England has risen for the first time since 2010. In England, 26.2 per cent of pupils achieved an...
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The government won’t be able to gauge the impact of a £72 million project to boost social mobility in 12 “opportunity areas” until after 2020, its own research...
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Pupils across England will get their A-level results on Thursday, and while most of them celebrate, their exams officers, teachers and school leaders will be deciding what to...
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Three former University Technical College sites will become schools next month after closing their doors earlier this year. UTCs in Oldham, Daventry and Greenwich all closed this summer...
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Schools receiving negative Ofsted reports are now more likely to attempt to block them, solicitors have warned in the wake of a landmark High Court ruling. Durand Academy...
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Management at the under-fire Durand Academy may have taken its eyes “off the ball” due to an ongoing conflict with the Education Funding Agency, a judge has said....
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This year’s A-level results are expected to show a surge in performance among boys, despite a fall in top grades overall due to changes in the way the...
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The new teacher and school leadership pay rates for 2017-18 have been confirmed by the Department for Education. Last month, the DfE accepted the recommendations from the School...