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GCSE results reveal a spike in the lowest grades in some core EBacc subjects, which experts have said could be due to more lower-ability pupils taking these instead...
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A trio of changes has left school leaders at a loss when trying to assess their own performance data this year. Following the release of the 2017 GCSE...
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About three per cent of grades awarded to pupils were the highest available in the newly reformed GCSE subjects. But while a small proportion of pupils got the...
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Half of all grades in the reformed GCSEs were a grade 5 – a “strong pass” – or above, English results show. Fifty-three per cent of grades in...
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Half of all pupils sitting the reformed GCSEs achieved a grade 5 – a “strong pass” – or above, UK results show. Meanwhile, 68 per cent of pupils...
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The mounting costs of passing failing schools between academy trusts are finally to be revealed by the Department for Education, after a Schools Week investigation revealed plans to...
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England’s efforts to boost its standing in global education rankings by overhauling the way it grades maths and English GCSEs will be dogged by the “long tail of underachievement”,...
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United Learning, England’s fourth largest multi-academy trust, has removed a job advert for an intern to work in one of its schools unpaid for up to a year...
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The government’s ‘opportunity areas’ fail to include regions where the gap in attainment between the poorest pupils and their richer peers has grown fastest, a new analysis has...
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Neil Carmichael, the former chair of the education select committee who lost his seat as an MP at the last election, has been appointed a senior adviser at...
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Five teaching unions have urged the government to fund pay rises and reject the recent recommendation by the School Teachers’ Review Body to keep increases capped at one...