Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Mathematics

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

A-level results 2021: Mathematics

Here are the trends in mathematics A-level for 2021. The proportion of A* grades issued increased slightly, while the...

James Carr
James Carr
Ofsted

Ofsted maths review ‘needs to be withdrawn’, experts warn

Academics want Ofsted to withdraw its review into teaching “high-quality” maths as they say that half the research cited...

James Carr
James Carr
News

Speed read: Ofsted’s guide to a ‘high-quality’ maths curriculum

Ofsted has highlighted the key qualities of teaching a ‘high-quality’ maths curriculum which raises pupil attainment and prevents struggling...

James Carr
James Carr
News

New Covid study finds no reading loss, but confirms maths drop

Interim findings from another study into Covid lost learning have been published today. This one, funded by the Education...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

TIMSS 2019: Year 9 science performance drops, but England still doing well overall

The performance of year 9 pupils in science has “dropped considerably”, an international study has found. According to the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

EEF: Weekly maths tutoring boosts progress by three months

Children receiving weekly maths tutoring make three months’ more progress than those without a tutor, according to new research...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Schools won’t have to contribute to early career bonuses for maths teachers

The government has confirmed it will proceed with its plans for early career bonuses for maths teachers who choose...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

What I learned from the Shanghai maths teacher exchange

The UK can certainly learn from the Far East, says Caroline Hamilton, but cultural context is key, and what...

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CAROLINE HAMILTON