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Increases in exclusions are being driven by “shaming” school behaviour policies backed by the Department for Education, experts have warned MPs. Jane Pickthall, chair of the National Association...
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Schools should get a large cash windfall to help them support pupils at risk of exclusion, a leading education think-tank has said. In its evidence to a parliamentary...
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Schools find exam access arrangements increasingly strict and confusing, according to the body that represents exams officers. Many schools want “much clearer” guidance on access, as well as...
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Excluded pupils should be protected by a “bill of rights” that would allow proper scrutiny of their school’s decision to kick them out, the influential chair of the...
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The poorest pupils have made more progress than their better-off peers at just three per cent of secondary schools, new analysis shows. About 100 schools posted a positive...
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Church of England schools must support the inspection of Sunday schools to protect their pupils from extremism, Amanda Spielman said today. The chief inspector of schools said a...
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Redundancy payouts have more than doubled at London’s Harris multi-academy trust last year, while chief executive Dan Moynihan received a £20,000 pay rise, the chain’s accounts reveal. The...
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The headteacher boards have been ignoring post-16 and SEND experts in their decisions on academisation – even though the government promised they would be included. The Department for...
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An emergency government funding pot for schools “in danger of imminent failure” handed out £2.6 million to 29 schools in the past year, Schools Week can exclusively reveal....
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Free schools have cost on average almost three times as much to open as the government originally predicted, according to research that reveals the total cost of the...
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More than half of MATs fell below the average for Progress 8 performance measures last year, despite a slight improvement on the year before. The government has today...