Using the disadvantage gap index, the disadvantage attainment gap at key stage 2 has decreased in each of the last seven years, narrowing by 3% in the latest year and 13.2% since 2011. New guidance available through the Education Endowment Foundation will help schools make good choices to improve their disadvantaged pupils’ outcomes.
Today’s education news review looks at a survey by UNISON about violence in the classroom, reports on school places and stories on tackling radicalisation in schools.
Today’s education news review looks at an NUT survey about primary assessment and Ministerial commentary about Portsmouth Pride over the weekend.
Today, 19 June, the Sunday Times has published two misleading stories, one on term time holidays and another on gender identity in single-sex independent schools.
On Saturday, 18 June, Minister for Women and Equalities Caroline Dinenage marked Portsmouth Pride in a written commentary which appeared in the Portsmouth News.
Today’s education news review includes coverage on term time holidays, the pupil premium and an Islamic independent school in Birmingham.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of Ofsted Chief, Sir Michael Wilshaw, and National Schools Commissioner, Sir David Carter's comments on Multi Academy Trusts and a survey by Oxford University Press about reading in schools.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of our school offer statistics and a Public Accounts Committee report on our free childcare offer.
Today, Tuesday 14 June, we published local authority level data from the primary and secondary school application and offer process for places starting in September 2016.
Today’s news review includes Education Secretary Nicky Morgan’s attendance at the vigil held for the victims of the shooting in Orlando.
Today’s news review responds to a misleading story on academy finances, looks at reports of gender neutral school uniform policies, discusses the Education Secretary’s preferred candidate as the new Chief Inspector of Ofsted, and looks at figures from the Food …