News

The 7 schools doing REALLY well on Progress 8

High-quality homework and tireless teachers are behind the soaring success of outlier schools leading the way in new Progress...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Nearly 300 schools fall below new Progress 8 floor standard

Nearly 300 secondary schools could face government intervention after falling under the new Progress 8 floor standard in provisional...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Progress 8 results 2016: Key findings from the first national data release

The government has published analysis of provisional GCSE results data which shows for the first time national analysis of...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Progress 8 scores in grammars ‘overstated’

Progress scores for grammar schools are likely to be overstated due to unreliable SATs scores, amid fears they could...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Science GCSE pass rate drops as pupils shift from other courses

GCSE results day 2016 has revealed a dramatic drop of 3.8 per cent in the A*-C rate for science,...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

League tables 2016: How your school will be judged

The government has this morning published details of what data schools will be judged on in this year’s league...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
Opinion

The Progress 8 measure explained

If you are not changing your exam entry policy, and results are the same, it is likely your EBacc3 score...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Ebacc is to blame for the decline of D&T

The numbers of teachers of creative subjects are declining, while design and technology is in its death throes. Ross...

Ross McGill
Ross McGill
News

Ofsted letter to inspectors: ‘Clamp down on gaming’

Ofsted has formally written to inspectors urging them to look out for schools entering pupils for qualifications to boost...

John Dickens
John Dickens