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 who don’t get into grammar schools do worse than they...

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DfE - The achievements of pupils at key stage 4, and how they compare with other schools in their local authority area and in England....

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DfE - Provisional statistics on the achievements of young people at the end of key stage 4 in England, in the 2017 to 2018 academic year....

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DfE - Provisional information on A level and other results for 16- to 18-year-olds at the end of their final year....

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DfE - Research into the academic progress of young people in year 11....

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DfE - Winning bidders to have exclusive rights to deliver first T Levels from 2020....

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DfE - Pupils across the country celebrate success in new gold-standard GCSE qualifications. TES - GCSE results: Top grades up for first time in seven years. BBC News - GCSE results rise despite tougher exams. The Guardian - GCSEs: boys close gap on girls after exams overhaul....

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BBC News - A-level students have been awarded the highest proportion of As and A*s since 2012, amid changes toughening the exams in England. DfE - Next generation of young people gaining the skills Britain needs. The Guardian - A-levels: proportion of students in England...

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BBC News - There has been a further improvement in Welsh students' performance at the top grades at A level....

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BBC News - More boys than girls have achieved the top A-Level grade in Northern Ireland for the first time....

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The Sunday Times - Exam results are to be downgraded as a measure of school quality as the chief inspector moves to stamp out a culture of cramming children for tests....

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The Guardian - The chief qualifications regulator in England, Sally Collier, said that year’s A-level and GCSE students would not be suffer from being the first to take the new, tougher, exams....

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BBC News - The pass rate for this year's Higher exams was "broadly stable", Education Secretary John Swinney has said....

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BBC News - A GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL) could be introduced in the UK before the next general election following a campaign by a deaf schoolboy....

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TES - Additional resits for applied generals, such as BTECs and Cambridge Technicals, will be available beyond this summer....

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The Guardian - Some children turning up to see their new school have had a nasty surprise: reading and writing tests....

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Education Endowment Foundation - Embedding Formative Assessment is a professional development programme which aims to improve pupil outcomes by embedding the use of formative assessment strategies across a school....

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BBC News - How selection impacts on education is explored in Grammar Schools: Who Will Get In? on BBC Two at 2100 BST on Tuesday 5 June. Episode one is now available on the BBC iPlayer....

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DfE - Implementation of T Level programmes: consultation response. DfE - New T Levels mark a revolution in technical education.  Education Secretary names the first 52 colleges and other providers set to teach T Levels....

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TES - It would be 'sad' if key stage 3 was only about GCSE preparation, says Pearson vice-president.  Exam board leaders have raised concerns about schools that teach GCSEs over three years, instead of the two-year period they were designed for....

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Ofqual - The purpose of this report is to review how moderation is currently being delivered in a number of jurisdictions across the world at upper secondary, and in particular to consider what might be learnt in terms of the approach...

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TES - One of the biggest academy chains in the country has discussed entering as few as 15 per cent of pupils for the EBacc as part of plans to provide a more "appropriate" curriculum....

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DfE - Ready reckoner to calculate level 3 value-added scores for providers, and transition matrices of level 3 results by key stage 4 prior attainment....

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DfE - Revised information on A level and other results for 16- to 18-year-olds, including data by student characteristics....

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DfE - Revised statistics on the achievements of young people at the end of key stage 4 in England, including attainment by pupil characteristics....

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