Education Reform

Speed read: ASCL’s blueprint to tackle education’s ‘entrenched injustice’

The school leaders’ union wants wide-ranging reforms, warning studies suggest rich-poor attainment gap ‘may never close’.

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Still no date for national music plan, but another expert panel

The government has assembled a panel of music grandees to help produce its national plan for music education (NPME),...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Gibb: ‘There is a case’ for a model history curriculum

Schools minister Nick Gibb has said “there is a case” for a model history curriculum like the one recently...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

DfE: Schools may need to change curriculum ‘substantially’ to help kids catch-up

Schools may need to modify their curriculum “substantially” as part of their efforts to help children catch-up following lockdown...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Gibb slams Catholic RSE resources in rape culture clampdown

A minister has slammed Catholic RSE materials portraying women as “receivers” in sexual relationships, just a few months after...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Muhammad cartoon row school launches independent probe into RSE lessons

The trust in charge of Batley Grammar School has announced an independent investigation of its curriculum after its teacher’s...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Opinion

Knowledge is power – we must teach it to our children

Giving pupils access to the best that has been thought and said will ensure every child has the same...

Expert Contributor
RACHEL DE SOUZA
News

Meet the new masters of the curriculum

Academy trusts are leading the way with curriculum development, but it comes at a price. Here, Schools Week looks at...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
Opinion

How well do you know your school’s curriculum?

Too many schools (and their leaders) know more about pupils’ scores than what they’ve actually learned about, says Tom...

Expert Contributor
TOM SHERRINGTON