Posts by: laura mcinerney

News
Graham Brady, head of the influential 1922 committee of MPs, which Theresa May has been told she must now listen to, has said he believes the party will...
Experts
Can the Conservatives still push through their plan for new grammar schools now they are a minority government? Editor Laura McInerney explains what we know so far. The...
Experts
Some images are hard to shake. Year 6s crying for fear they will “fail” their primary tests. Year 11s drawing on each others’ shirts as they disappear for...
Supplements
When I wrote my last general election supplement in 2015, I never thought I’d be doing another over two years. But that’s the world we live in now,...
Profiles
There’s something about Mary Myatt that rings of a Hollywood star. Perhaps it’s her exquisite style. She is bedecked in beautiful materials and natty jewellery. Or perhaps it’s...
Experts
The editorial last week led to more responses than any other in schools week’s history. One headteacher board member responded to the criticism – and here, editor Laura...
News
A leaked copy of Labour’s draft manifesto reveals the party’s plans for schools. Schools Week exclusively saw an early copy of the manifesto. The party will sign-off on a...
Experts
Headteacher boards are the most baffling and stupid part of the schools system. They are also corrupt, self-serving and secretive. Think that’s unfair? Prove it. Only you can’t....
Profiles
Jonathan Simons has been the pantomime villain of education circles for the past five years. As director of education at Policy Exchange, the think-tank started by Michael Gove,...
Experts
A snap election during the summer term is about as welcome as a major football tournament. Both tend to disrupt pupils, who are usually more attentive to football,...
Experts
There’s going to be a general election on 8th June – but what does this mean for the much-anticipated grammar schools white paper? Editor Laura McInerney gazes into...