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Primary school academy trusts have the largest pay gaps between men and women according to new national data – and senior figures are pointing to the high numbers...
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Ofsted will not use information posted on social media by pupils and parents to identify schools in need of intervention, to the relief of opponents of the plans....
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Pupils taking exams are being denied access to their “normal way of working” because the use of technology has not been embraced by exam boards. Speakers at a...
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Ofsted has begun an inspection of a school at the centre of a row over its decision to ban younger pupils from wearing the hijab. The watchdog has not...
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The Department for Education has confirmed that Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) will take on six schools given up by the troubled Wakefield City Academies Trust. But two more...
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New proposals to improve mental health support for pupils risk becoming “another stick to beat schools leaders with”, according to the leader of a headteachers’ union. Paul Whiteman,...
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Grammar school pupils are not making as much progress as official figures suggest, according to new research into the government’s Progress 8 measure. Tom Perry, a research fellow...
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The Department for Education released its revised GCSE results for the 2016-17 exams on January 25, and Schools Week has taken a deep dive into the data to...
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A university technical college in Cheshire has infuriated local schools after it invited its 2018 intake to start this month – a potential breach of the government’s school...
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Pupils taking international aptitude tests have scored much worse since organisers switched from paper exams to a computer-based system – and the new method makes comparisons highly unreliable,...
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The headteacher of a Catholic boys’ school in London has been suspended after he was arrested on suspicion of fraud. Tom Mannion, 74, was arrested at St Aloysius’...