SATs

Capita ‘rewarded’ for 2022 SATs chaos as £1.5m shaved off penalty

Ministers waive part of permitted fee for outsourcing giant to 'de-risk delivery for future test cycles'

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Schools

‘Beyond belief’: Heads have issues AGAIN accessing SATs results

Leaders met with error messages on Primary Assessment Gateway - despite outsourcer Capita being 'confident' service would be better

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Flexible working: DfE announces new list of school ambassadors

But only three of the original participant schools and trusts are part of the new programme

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Schools

Capita loses out on £233m Teachers’ Pension Scheme contract to Indian IT firm

Outsourcing firm has run the pension scheme for 27 years, but also recently pulled out of teacher training contract

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Teacher training

Capita pulls out of flagship early career framework

The outsourcing company won't be taking on new teachers from next academic year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
SATs

Ofqual reveals full extent of Capita’s 2022 SATs woes

From wrong results to missing papers, report documents firm's controversial first year running national tests under £107m contract

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

United Learning loses High Court battle over £2m MIS deal

Country's biggest academy trust said a ruling it broke the law in appointing Arbor over Bromcom will be 'of...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
SATs

SATs helpline meltdown: Two-thirds hung up after long waits

'Unacceptable debacle must be fixed for next year,' heads' union warns as new figure show Capita falling well short...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
SATs

SATs: Calls for ‘immediate investigation’ after new claims of wrong results

Heads' union said it has been given 'no clear answer' from ministers over latest Capita issues

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth