There is too much variation in how schools teach the Welsh Baccalaureate and in the enthusiasm and expertise of teachers delivering it, according to this Estyn report.
Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions in England: 2016 to 2017
This DfE statistical release shows there has been a spike in the number of permanent exclusions from England's schools, with heads blaming cuts to mental health and behaviour programmes.
Academy Transfers And Funding In England
The number of academies moving to a different trust has increased by almost a third in one year to reach a record high, according to this DfE statistical release.
A New Settlement Revised: Religion and Belief in Schools
This new report has found a lack of reform in the relationship between religion and schools is damaging England's school system and requires urgent reform. The conclusion has been offered by national religion and society expert, Professor Linda Woodhead, and former Secretary of State for Education, the RT Hon Charles Clarke. Their new paper follows on directly from an earlier series of recommendations published back in 2015.