SLT 6.2 Report Update
Extracurricular inequalities; Pupil premium and the invisible group; The impact of ICT on pupils’ learning at KS3 in secondary schools; The impact of academy chains on low income students.
Exam reforms and the gap between state and private schools
Recent research has shown that wealthy students are still ten times more likely to get into top universities than their poorer counterparts. In light of Gove’s exam reforms and this year’s subsequent decrease in A grades at A Level, it has to be asked: are we simply exacerbating the problem?
What will the new DfE mean for schools?
Teachers danced in the corridors and Twitter rejoiced – what else could it be but the removal of Michael Gove as Education Secretary? Now, as the new members of the Department for Education settle into their roles, we consider what the latest line-up could mean for teachers and their pupils.