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Gap between wealthy and poor pupils closing in wake of Michael Gove’s primary school reforms Gap between wealthy and poor pupils closing in wake of Michael Gove's primary school reforms The achievement gap between the poorest primary school children and their wealthier peers has closed by the biggest margin in six years following a raft of rigorous reforms. To read more   Continue Reading
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Schools should have consistent policy on phones Pupils in schools where smartphones are banned like being free of the associated pressures, says England's Children's Commissioner Anne Longfield. Ms Longfield said schools across England should have a consistent... Continue Reading
Schools twice `requiring improvement´ to get up to £16k Floor and coasting standards will remain for the time being, as DfE delays consultation on a replacement. Read more here The details can be found below from the DfE. School... Continue Reading
Private schools told to share teachers with local state schools under new Government guidance Private schools have been told to share teachers with local state schools, amid mounting pressure on them to justify their charitable status. The Department for Education (DfE) published new guidance... Continue Reading
More support for school leaders to tackle workload Education Secretary Damian Hinds underlines his support in tackling teacher workload by making data collection simpler. Read more here Continue Reading
‘The education system’s blind spot’ – outstanding schools England's top rated schools are the "blind spot" in the education system and that needs to change, the chief inspector of schools has said. Amanda Spielman said the move, in... Continue Reading
Chancellor pledges £400m for ‘little extra’ for schools Schools in England are to receive a one-off £400m to buy "that extra bit of kit", the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has announced in his Budget. The money is worth, on... Continue Reading