GOV.UK – The curriculum contains the programmes of study and attainment targets for all subjects, at all key stages, except key stage 4 English, mathematics and science, which will follow […]
The Guardian – Guide created by Guardian and Open Public Services Network uses four years of data from secondary schools in England. GCSE schools guide – The Guardian GCSE schools […]
BBC News Education – Children from the poorest homes risk becoming an “educational underclass”, starting school in nappies and behaving like toddlers, says research from the Centre for Social Justice. […]
BBC News Education – Many of the poor children being left behind in schools now are in suburbs, market towns and seaside resorts rather than big cities, England’s chief inspector […]
Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment – A report by Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment says there is little evidence to support government claims that standards of examinations have […]
BBC News Education – The government’s planned overhaul of GCSEs in England could see results “varying more than normal” for several years, the exams regulator has said. Guardian Education – […]
BBC News Education – Changes to GCSE examinations in England could disadvantage girls and see their results fall, teachers warn.
Guardian Education – AQA boss tells MPs that pressure on teachers was partly to blame for GCSE grade boundary change.
BBC News Education – International league tables do not give the whole picture of England’s schools, a professor of education says. The Telegraph – International education league tables ‘are misleading’. […]
BBC News Education – Raising the school leaving age for teenagers in the 1970s was still having a positive effect for their children a generation later, according to a study.
BBC News Education – Thousands of UK teenagers cannot read well enough to understand their GCSE exam papers, a large-scale analysis of pupils’ reading ability suggests.