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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
News

PISA 2015: Achievement gap between top and bottom pupils equivalent to 8 years’ schooling

The gap in achievement between 15-year-old pupils in England in key subjects is one of the largest and most...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Wilshaw: I would have refused pupil immigration checks as head

The collection of pupil nationality and country of birth data by schools is a “daft idea”, Sir Michael Wilshaw...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Based on data, I believed I would never succeed

Data can inform starting points but should never be used to cap expectations of learners, says Jaz Ampaw-Farr. “Based...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

We need to document a child’s progress from birth to age 5

Those against data collection in early years are missing the point, says Jan Dubiel. How else will early years’...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

What schools need to know about collecting census nationality data

Changes to the school census that require the collection of data on pupils’ country of birth and nationality are back on...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker