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Confusion reigns in the current headteacher board elections, amid accusations that ballots aren’t being received and heads are “too nervous” to stand. What’s more, it is unclear whether...
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The Department for Education has declined to provide millions of pounds in funding to a mooted fast-track headship college, the brainchild of two of the most visible figures in...
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Faith groups wanting to open new schools may find the government “makes it easier” to set up voluntary-aided schools if the cap on faith-based places is not lifted,...
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Ofsted has launched a last-minute attempt to overturn a High Court decision to strike off its damning report into the controversial Durand Academy in London. The education watchdog lodged its...
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Hundreds of academy chains that received a slice of a £30 million fund to help them expand have been named by the Department for Education. 350 academy chains...
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The vast majority of headteachers do not believe their reception pupils are “school-ready”, according to a survey by the National Association of Head Teachers, as the government prepares...
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The Department for Education has this morning put out figures on the number of admissions appeals for the 2016-17 academic year. The overall proportion of upheld appeals has...
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Only three private schools have been taken off the independent schools’ register in the past three years, even though Ofsted found more than 200 have failed to meet the standards. Figures obtained by Schools Week show that two...
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England’s first “low-cost” private school has delayed its planned opening date in September because the Department for Education has still not signed off on it. The Independent Grammar...
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Nearly half of pupils made no progress or dipped in attainment in English in their first year at secondary school, according to new research, which has used an...
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The Isle of Man is consulting on plans to force parents who home-school to provide annual reports on their childrens’ development. The crown dependency’s education minister, Graham Cregeen,...