Early learning goal changes have reduced workload

Teachers say that changes to early learning goals have reduced their workload, but questions remain over Key Stage 1 benefits.

Labour private school plans 'a worry proposition' says ISA

Independent Schools Association Vice chair: “For me it seems quite incredulous that in 2019 I’m discussing whether my private land will be seized and then redistributed.”

Scrap ‘worthless’ EBacc over decline in arts

The government should scrap the ‘worthless’ EBacc after further declinse in pupils taking GCSEs in arts subjects.

Better financial reporting for academy trusts

A new academies chart of accounts has been launched as the first step to automated financial reporting.

New reception class check-up pilot

More than 9,600 primary schools have registered to take part in the pilot of the Reception Baseline Assessment this September.

Sutton Trust report calls for a fairer admissions system

The Sutton Trust is calling for changes to the admissions process that include prioritising disadvantaged pupils where schools are oversubscribed.

Sir Michael Wilshaw calls for Birmingham LGBT rights lessons to be reinstated

The No Outsiders programme at five Birmingham schools stopped when parents said it was age-inappropriate and incompatible with Islam.

Maths Anxiety a real concern, suggests Cambridge University study

Students in the UK highlighted a general feeling that maths was more difficult than other subjects and that often contributed to their worries, leading to a lack of confidence.

EEF publishes evidence-informed school governor guide

Education Endowment Foundation says that using external evidence can help governing boards to improve practice

Hinds calls for more BAME school governors

Education Secretary Damian Hinds: “Schools need diverse governing bodies"

Ofsted chief supports Parkside Community School after same sex education protests

Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman has said that children must learn about same sex couples regardless of their religious background.

NEU 'has no intention'of taking down School Cuts website

Mary Bousted & Kevin Courtney repond to James Cleverly MPs demand: "We stand by our figures"

James Cleverly MP asks for School Cuts website to be taken down

Conservative Deputy Chairman asks the NEU to take site down “immediately” due to 'misleading use of data'

Royal Society president to call for independent review of post-16 education

"To prepare people for this future, we need a much more flexible education system" Prof Sir Venki Ramakrishnan is expected to tell the the Royal Society Business Forum

Education Select Committee chairman calls for GCSEs to be scrapped

Radical overhaul of education system needed, says Harlow MP Robert Halfon

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