The Sutton Trust – As the academies programme has developed, policymakers have increasingly seen academy chains, and especially multi-academy trusts (MATs) as the best way of working to improve the performance […]

DfE – Achievements of pupils in each state-funded primary school in England. See also Key stage 2 and multi-academy trust performance, 2018 (revised). TES – More than 350 primaries below Sats floor target. […]

Institute of Fiscal Studies – … those who attend grammar schools do, on average, somewhat better than similar children in the comprehensive system.  On the other hand, those in selective areas […]

DfE – Statistics on the attainment of 16- to 19-year-olds in England, including exam results and performance tables.