News

Treasury marks DfE’s 11,500-word homework laying out its vision

The Department for Education has published an 11,590-word “outcome delivery plan,” detailing the wide-ranging goals and performance metrics it...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Secondary school league tables to return in 2021-22

Secondary school league tables will be brought back next academic year after being suspended for two years because of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Poorer pupils ‘catch up’ by end of primary, but fall behind again at GCSE

The attainment gap between the wealthiest and most disadvantaged pupils almost disappears by the end of primary school before...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
News

E-ACT primary school has SATs results cancelled for reading and maths

Year 6 pupils at a primary academy in Birmingham run by the chain E-ACT will not receive scores for...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Don’t boycott SATs, heads tell parents

Headteachers have warned parents not to take part in a planned boycott of this year’s SATs. The campaign group...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

The four key trends in the 2017 KS2 primary test results

Provisional results of the primary school key stage 2 SATs tests broken down at local authority and regional level...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Scaled scores for 2017 key stage 2 SATs announced

Note (added July 10 2018): Here are the 2018 scaled scores for key stage 2 SATs. The Department for Education...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Opinion

How to prepare year 6 for KS2 maths SATs

Education blogger @thatboycanteach explains what we can learn from studying the 2016 Key Stage 2 SATs results After the release of...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Primary school key stage 2 performance tables: 8 key progress findings

Pupils in primary schools across the country vary in their progress – under the government’s new value-added measure –...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg