News

Revealed: The three inconvenient truths about the EBacc

The government is facing renewed calls to review its controversial EBacc accountability measure after three separate claims by ministers...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Feature

GCSE results 2018: Send us your (non-traditional) success stories!

Teenagers across England will find out the results of their GCSEs tomorrow. Every year, Schools Week takes an alternative...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Art & Design GCSE entries stay strong in face of EBacc

Fewer pupils have been entered for non-EBacc subjects this year, except in art and design which has bucked the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

PE teachers lured into shortage subjects via new plan

The government’s new scheme to get PE trainees teaching EBacc subjects is splitting the schools community. The Association for...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Languages responsible for drop in EBacc entries

The proportion of pupils entering the EBacc has dropped for the first time, new data shows, and experts claim...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

EBacc results 2017: Entries drop as academies perform strongest

The government has released provisional key stage 4 data this morning that reveals how schools have fared in headline...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Opinion

Which accountability measures should schools prioritise?

With the DfE and Ofsted making clashing requirements, Liam Collins is forced to wonder which accountability measures and diktats schools...

Liam Collins
Liam Collins
News

Change to EBacc measure breaks DfE’s own rules

The government’s plans to change the way schools are measured from 2018 appear to conflict with its own rules...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

We need a Bacc for the future, not a curriculum from 1904

The English Baccalaueate is driving pupils – especially those from poorer backgrounds – away from creative subjects. This cannot...

Tom Mendelsohn
Tom Mendelsohn