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 news review looks at Sir Michael Wilshaw’s latest commentary on the most able pupils, the publication of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on training new teachers, and the Isle of Wight Council’s appeal against the recent term time …
Today's news review looks at commentary on rates of white working class boys attending university and an open letter calling for children to be taught how to engage with politics.
Today’s news review includes stories about A level take-up across the country, evidence heard by the Women and Equalities Select Committee on incidents of alleged sexual harassment in schools and an Ofsted letter on East Midlands school performance.
Today’s news review looks at calls for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to be taught in schools and term time holiday campaigner, Jon Platt’s new website offering his services to help parents recoup school fines.
Today’s news review looks at stories from the weekend and today including pieces on concerns about a group of independent schools, celebrity Melanie Sykes finding a school place for her autistic son and sexual harassment in schools.
Today’s news review looks at a Sutton Trust report about young people’s aspirations and proposals by Barnsley Council to change school term times.
Today’s news review looks at a new survey of school leaders by The Key about the provision of SEND in schools.
Today’s education news review looks at the Daily Telegraph’s commentary on social mobility and the European Court of Justice’s guidance ruling on headscarves and religious symbols in the workplace.
This bank holiday weekend, education news stories include reports on the admission of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) at an academy in Sale, Trafford.
Today’s education news stories include reports of Ofqual announcing changes to its guidelines for appeals against exam results and figures published by the Office for National Statistics on young people aged 16 to 24 that are not in education, employment …