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LIVE: researchED in pictures
This page will be updated all day with photos from the researchED conference, taking place at Raine’s Foundation school in east London. Stay tuned for more.    ...
Government forced to rethink £1.2m three bed house bought for free school
A £1.2m “historic residence” purchased for a new free school may not be used after the Education Funding Agency (EFA) agreed to consider alternative sites. The EFA bought High Ridge in Caversham near...
ResearchEd returns to energise and 'inoculate' against bad research
The organisers of the ResearchEd conference have promised a packed schedule that will bring the best of education research to the fore, ahead of the event tomorrow. Speaking...
Hunt continues his attack on government over infant class sizes
Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt (pictured) yesterday continued his attack on the Government over infant class sizes, after the Labour party secured an opposition day debate on the...
Schools Minister could give Sikh free school second chance to open this year
A Sikh-ethos free school that had its funding pulled less than a week before it was due to open is hoping it may yet be able to launch...
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Trojan Horse investigator claims the fear of Ofsted inspection put off potential whistleblowers
Potential Trojan Horse whistleblowers were put off from coming forward in fear of their comments sparking an Ofsted inspection, it has been claimed. At the Education Select Committee’s...
Adonis calls for specialist 14 to 19 provision 'like the Brit School' in every region of the country
In an exclusive interview for Schools Week’s first issue, Andrew Adonis reaffirmed his belief that University Technical Colleges – vocational schools for 14 to 19-year-olds – ought to...
Latest figures suggest a fall in complaints about school admissions
School admission complaints appear to have fallen, new figures shared with Schools Week show, despite the start of a squeeze on primary places. Complaints to the Local Government...
Birmingham school under investigation for use of funds MPs told
A council cabinet member has told MPs that a Birmingham school is “subject to investigation” over money being used by the trust from which it rents buildings. In June Birmingham...
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