Schools

Salary top-ups for new teachers boost retention rates by 23%

Findings show bonuses can help fix staff shortages, researchers say, but one in five teachers still leave in some...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Double science

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Physics

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Chemistry

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Biology

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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

‘Attenborough effect’ is ‘fuelling’ interest in GCSE science

The “Attenborough effect” – where pupils want to “make a difference” in the world – is fuelling an interest...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
News

Don’t shy away from seeking science specialists, urges new report

Advertising for general science teachers is no more effective than seeking those with subject-specific qualifications, according to new research....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Seven ways to improve science teaching, according to the EEF

The Education Endowment Foundation has published a new report on ‘improving secondary science’, which gives seven recommendations to try...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson