We are determined to create more choice for parents when it comes to their children’s education and we have created around 920,000 school places since 2010, and are on track to see that number rise to a million by 2020. Standards have also risen, with 85% of schools now rated good or outstanding by Ofsted, compared to 68% in 2010.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the annual publication of Schools, Pupils and their Characteristics data, graduate student loans and the first Tourism Sector Deal, as announced by the Prime Minister today.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Free Schools Programme and new data on Ofsted ratings and school preferences. Free Schools Programme Today, Friday 14 June the department announced that we will create an extra 19,000 school places …
Last year 97.7% of parents got one of their top three choices, with 91% of these being their first choice. These numbers have been gradually improving since 2014 despite rising pupil numbers during this period. School standards have also been rising – 87% of primary schools are now rated Good or Outstanding, compared to 67% in 2010.
Today our blog looks at the EPI report on school places as well as housing developer contributions and pension costs.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at national offer day, 11 plus exams, apprenticeships, and the RSE curriculum.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Selective School Expansion Fund.
Today’s Education in the media blog focuses on the topics of school places, peer on peer abuse, and the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Commission.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the investment the department is making to increase school places, and updated guidance for teachers as well as a speech to the Universities UK conference made by Universities Minister, Minister Gyimah.
Today’s blog looks at the steps we are taking to help parents with free childcare, the opening of 53 new Free Schools and the work going into supporting autistic children in education.