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Pool Hayes Academy welcomes new Principal

Luke Baker wants to get an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating during his tenure

Students awarded prestigious Arkwright Scholarship

St Katherine's is the first non-selective school in the South West to produce four Arkwright s...

School population boom creates need for more than 24,000 extra classrooms by 2020

The education sector will need a coordinated approach to keep up with the changing market

CORE Education CEO joins board of ukactive

Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson welcomes CEO of 'pioneering' Birmingham...

How the DofE Award develops skills for work

Peter Westgarth explains why over 100 top UK employers have endorsed a DofE Award as a measure...

Schools testing kills joy of reading, says War Horse author

Michael Morpurgo calls for schools to make time for stories by reinstating storytime in primar...

DfE creates over 80,000 new free school places

Justine Greening announces the biggest wave of free school approvals this Parliament

Huddersfield trials 'name-blind' UCAS application process

Huddersfield is the only North-East university taking part in pilot scheme to eliminate ethnic...

Four out of five heads and teachers oppose grammar schools

Over 2,500 teachers, school leaders and heads respond to a poll by NAHT, ASCL, and Teach First...

Ark welcomes new primary school

Paddington Green Primary School in London joins the Ark multi-academy trust

DfE consultation: have your say

Schools have until 12 December to take part in consultation on new package of school and unive...

PM vows to 'relax restrictions' on grammar schools

In first major speech, Theresa May announces plans to open and extend grammar schools to boost...

How the top grades will be awarded in new GCSEs

Ofqual confirms how GCSE grades, including 8 and 9, will be awarded

BME teacher representation drastically below pupils'

Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds chronic lack of black and ethnic minority teachers in...

Aldridge Foundation MAT appoints new CEO

Aldridge Foundation launch national multi-academy trust and appoint Chris Tweedale as chief ex...

New Ofqual test to affect 300 schools

New 'National Reference Test' to be introduced in 2017 to measure quality of teaching and end ...

More guidance needed for A-level subject choices

As students collect GCSE results, Which? University says university applicants don't think the...

Employers highly supportive of apprenticeships

Positive Outcomes study says 93% of employers would take on someone with three-year apprentice...

Ark academies celebrate A-level success

Following A-level results, Ark students are heading to top universities across the UK

Record numbers placed in higher education

UCAS data shows clearing was 'busiest ever' as 474,710 people placed into full time higher edu...

High flyers

Academies across the UK celebrate outstanding A-level results

Employer contact increases job confidence, says UTC survey

UTC student survey shows students feel more confident in planning their future after meeting e...

Academy sector in numbers, July 2016

Latest government figures show decrease in conversion applications while 73 schools await a sp...

Let's clear up the clearing myths

Research from London South Bank University reveals major differences between young people's pe...

Moving on up

Helen Jeys, new head of Alderley Edge School for Girls, looks at making the transition from ma...

Are school leavers' career dreams just pie in the sky?

New research shows 84% of 16-24 year olds are not pursuing their passions as a career

Making a U-turn on political apathy

Matteo Bergamini, founder of Shout Out UK, says political literacy is crucial now more than ev...

Grammar schools could return in 'social mobility' drive

Selective school ban could be lifted as soon as October, it has been reported

Book corner: Effective School Governance

Swot up for the new academic year with this new guide for school governors

Alan Milburn calls for social mobility for teachers

Chair of Social Mobility Commission calls for scrapping of teacher tuition fees and subsidised...

Editor's blog: Making room for the arts

Ebacc and STEM focus risk seeing arts, sport and music as second-class subjects, says Stephani...

New report shows what universities are really looking for

Commitment, passion and perseverance essential for clearing success, according to new admissio...

New funding formula delayed to 2018

Education Secretary Justine Greening says more time is needed for consultation and implementat...

New Schools Network seeks new Director

As Nick Timothy moves into Number 10, free schools organisation launches search for new appoin...

Cameron announces 31 new free schools

On final visit as Prime Minister, David Cameron recently announced the provision of 20,000 new...

MAT Chief Executives questioned by Committee

Heads of four multi-academy trusts recently faced Education Select Committee to discuss perfor...

State educated ministers dominate new cabinet

Sutton Trust analysis shows big rise in state educated ministers

ATT welcomes new secondary academy

Queen Elizabeth Academy joins Academy Transformation Trust

Justine Greening: the most 'important job' in the cabinet

There are four key priorities for the new Secretary of State for Education, says National Asso...

Book corner: Fish Can't Climb Trees

Helyn Connerr's Mercury Model theory is based on the idea that we all learn differently