Ofsted

School loses court battle over Ofsted downgrade to ‘good’

Thomas Telford school took watchdog to court over row about 'cooling off periods' not being registered as suspensions

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Recruitment

DfE on track to miss teacher recruitment targets, again

NFER analysis predicts secondary target miss despite improving picture, and worsening primary recruitment as crisis reaches ‘critical state’

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Ofsted

Ofsted: Six key findings from its English subject report

Teaching of reading has 'improved markedly' but the curriculum for writing and speaking is 'less effective'

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Schools

Schools warned over Big Classroom ‘possible subscription trap’

Teachers got stung by bills of nearly £500 and legal threats after signing up for a free trial

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Movers and Shakers

Movers and shakers: Johanna Klinsky, Jen Barker, Fay MacRitchie, Paul Jones

A leader who turned down a brush with fame and an owner rock memorabilia are among those starting new...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Schools

Government told ‘get a grip’ as new crumbly concrete closes schools

Urgent inspections launched after ceiling collapse at primary caused by crumbly concrete that isn't RAAC

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Schools

DfE to research school impact of DNA performance testing

A three-month research project will look at the implications of future genomic technologies on the education sector

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Secret settlement in £370k superhead’s legal row with council

Six-year saga ended with confidential agreement - leaving community in the dark

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
school finances

Governors at large school federation resign over falling rolls finance row

Challenges 'have proven to be insurmountable without the necessary support' from Lambeth Council, say governors

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth