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Sponsors for 11 schools run by the failed Wakefield City Academies Trust have been confirmed by the government, but officials are still trying to formalise deals for the...
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The crisis-hit Perry Beeches Academy Trust has officially been wound up, after its five schools were rebrokered to new sponsors. The transfer of four academies to the CORE...
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Schools should not prevent pupils from studying GCSEs they are unlikely to pass, the chief inspector of schools has said. Amanda Spielman warned today that some pupils are...
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A London council struggling to crack down on unregistered religious schools operating in its area wants the government to introduce tougher laws to help ensure the safety of...
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A school which gave teachers a “carte blanche” to mark pupils’ work “however they like” has been picked out by the government as an example of good practice....
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Ofsted has been persuaded to change an inspection report six times during a costly, year-long argument with a small private school. Maple Hayes Hall School, an independent special...
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Fewer primary schools have fallen below floor standards this year, but more have been defined as “coasting”, according to key stage 2 data released by the Department for...
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The gap between the highest and lowest achievers at primary schools in England is larger than in all but two developed nations – and maths teachers are blaming...
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An exam board will launch its first “virtual” language A-level so pupils can earn their qualifications online despite the shortage of teachers of modern foreign languages. Pearson will...
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Teachers should use a “rich and complex” understanding of memory to improve how pupils learn – throwing out rote-learning in favour of testing immediately after they’ve digested new...
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Having “very young members of staff” who are prepared to implement a new system of behaviour management has been crucial to a new school’s success. Peter Lee (pictured),...