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Twenty schools is “too small” for a multi-academy trust because they will not be able to fund the training and services that are increasingly expected of them, says...
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People who say it is fairer to test pupils on non-verbal reasoning for grammar school entrance are “completely wrong” because teenage brains are very responsive to training, says...
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Schools will need to show they have “designed” their curriculum and whether it helps pupils to be upwardly socially mobile, says Sean Harford, Ofsted’s national director of education....
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Detentions were “a kind of violence” against pupils, said a conflict expert during a heated panel debate on pupil behaviour. Maria Arpa, chief executive of the Centre for...
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Pupils who use the internet to “extreme” levels are more likely to be being bullied, a new report shows. “Extreme internet users”, who use the internet for more...
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Schools can expect a lower proportion of their pupils to get top grades in their English Literature GCSE this summer, Ofqual has warned. Cath Jadhav, associate director of...
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Women working in the Department for Education (DfE) are paid on average 6 per cent less than their male colleagues, new figures released this morning show. But more...
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Sixth-form colleges have received worse Ofsted grades this year, meaning that fewer than were first expected will now be permitted to create academy trusts. The drop was brought...
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The curriculum has been lost “as a needle in a haystack” within Ofsted inspections despite being the “real meat” of a good education, the chief inspector of Ofsted...
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Religious private schools that have repeatedly failed their legal equality duties have nevertheless been allowed to remain open – often with leaders still in key positions, Schools Week...
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More than 100 “sausage-machine schools” which recruit and lose high numbers of newly-qualified teachers in a “cycle of grinding down new recruits” are pushing teachers out of the...