Academies

Most heads doubt all-academy system will boost outcomes

But a poll suggests DfE plans to let good schools bid to divorce failing trusts will help lessen fears...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

A third of new secondary heads ‘leave profession within five years’

Union analysis suggests a growing exodus, and shows pay restraint and inflation have wiped 21 per cent off leaders'...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Features

Paul Gosling, president, NAHT

Paul Gosling, new president of school leaders’ union NAHT, tells Jess Staufenberg the government must prioritise getting exhausted headteachers...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Ofsted

‘Put the blinkers on and ignore Ofsted’ says government social mobility tsar

Katharine Birbalsingh says she doesn't see inspectorate as a 'force for good'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Diversity

Biggest academy trust turns to NFL for inspiration in diversity drive

Trusts are hiring diversity specialists and challenging “Eurocentric" history, revamping their policies, curriculum and "overwhelmingly white" leadership teams.

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Nominations open for RSC adviser elections

The DfE wants more academy chiefs from under-represented backgrounds to run for election as advisers to regional schools commissioners

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
School Leadership

NAHT wants more support to ease heads’ workload

Leaders' union will debate conference motion to investigate how to better support workloads

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

School attendance data to be published fortnightly from September

The government will only publish school attendance data every two weeks from September, it has emerged. It comes as...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Exam boards ask schools for staff contacts available ‘throughout the summer’

Exam boards have asked schools to identify staff who will be available “throughout the summer”, fuelling fears leaders won’t...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker