Latest breaking News

News

Only 1 in 4 pupils meets expected standard in science tests

Less than one in four primary pupils reached the expected standard in science last year, according to figures buried...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Literacy strongest predictor of science grades

A new report on socioeconomic status (SES) and science learning has found literacy is “the strongest and most consistent...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

Animal dissection must be cut from the curriculum

The modern curriculum is no place for cutting up dead animals, argues PETA’s Dr Julia Baines As a teacher,...

Tom Mendelsohn
Tom Mendelsohn
Opinion

How worrying is the drop in Science results?

GCSE results out. Ofqual have released numbers showing the dips and rises in school numbers. It shows a quirk...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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

The next micro:bit? BBC launches primary science education campaign 2017

The BBC’s next flagship education campaign will be based around a series of mass participation science experiments for primary...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

The battle for informal learning

What have you been working on? I’ve been talking to teachers who are working to provide informal science teaching...

Andrew Clapham
Andrew Clapham
Opinion

A lack of fluent thinking

There are not enough teachers to teach the mandatory Ebacc modern foreign language. In the spirit of détente, Leora...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Exam results
Sophie Scott