Can Summer Schools Improve Outcomes For Disadvantaged Pupils?
There are many different types of summer school for children and young people. This NFER research reviews recent evidence on the effectiveness of ‘transition’ and ‘access’ summer schools for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Analysing The Case Of Free Schools In England
This research by UCL Institute of Education (IOE) reveals that free schools are socially selective and reproduce socio-economic inequalities. The study analysed attendance at free schools and what impact they had on neighbouring schools.
Selection On Attainment? Local Authorities, Pupil Backgrounds, Attainment And Grammar School Opportunities
Expanding the number of grammar schools is unlikely to promote social mobility by providing more opportunities for disadvantaged pupils, according to this new study published in Educational Review.
Hopes and Streams
This report by the London Grid for Learning looks at the online behaviour of 7-16 year olds and flags growth in sexting, child exploitation, mental health, violent and sexual conduct. The charity has called for technology companies to embrace calls for change and put the safety of children first in all developments in the light of findings.
This Estyn report summarises evidence from inspections,visits to schools, and findings from educational research, of what makes effective pedagogy and teaching. The report outlines the strategic approaches schools have taken to improve the quality of teaching and to build teaching capacity for the future.
Educational And Emotional Health Outcomes In Adolescence Following Maltreatment In Early Childhood
A full and active experience of school has a positive effect on the health and achievements of children who experienced abuse or neglect at an early age, according to this report by the University of Bristol.
Growing Up Neglected: A Multi-Agency Response To Older Children
This joint report, from inspectorates Ofsted, HMI Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and HMI Probation, examines the multi-agency response to older children who are living with neglect.
School Workforce in England: November 2017
The number of teachers working in state-funded schools in England has fallen to its lowest level since 2013, , according to figures published by the Department for Education. That is the equivalent of more than 7,000 full-time teachers leaving the profession last year.
Preparing For Literacy: Improving Communication, Language And Literacy In The Early Years
This guidance report from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well.