Covid

Create ‘voluntary third session’ in school day, says children’s commissioner

Dame Rachel de Souza issues report in response to 'Big Ask' consultation

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Cabinet reshuffle

Resist calls to scrap GCSEs and ‘excuse failing standards’, Gibb tells successors

Former schools minister issues message to new DfE team in article

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Ofqual won’t be able to explain private school grades boost

No private school pupil sat national reference tests this year, which means they are unlikely to show why the...

Samantha Booth
Exams

Numbered A-levels, inflation and plan B: 6 exams findings from today’s education committee

A bigger rise in top grades for private schools this year reflects poorer pupils missing out on more education,...

Samantha Booth
Exams

2022 exams grading plan will be confirmed in October, says Ofqual

A decision on how exams will be graded in 2022 will be announced next month, Ofqual has said. Ofqual...

Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Gibb and Ofqual to face education committee hearing over exams

Schools minister Nick Gibb and the leadership of exams regulator Ofqual will face questions from MPs at an education...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exam results

GCSE 2021 results: Drama

Here are the trends in the latest drama GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9 results...

James Carr
James Carr
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Physical education

Here are the trends in the latest physical education GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Double science

Here are the trends in the latest double science GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger