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Smart collaboration with parents

Craig Ring at Rooks Heath College offers advice for working with parents on exam revision

Nearly half of teachers see no change in financial education

Pfeg financial education report shows schools are still not confident teaching money matters

Why SATS should be replaced with performing arts classes

As schools recover from SATs week, Sophie Boyce says drama training is a more effective use of...

Engaging creative minds

Jessica Clifton from LEGO Education shares some ideas for activities during National Share-A-S...

The real impact of SATs

Paul Brockwell from PBR Education asks, are we putting too much pressure on pupils?

Write now - literacy skills in the classroom

Melanie Harwood says good handwriting has never been so important

Hands-on tasks + engagement = successful maths

Jessica Clifton from LEGO Education discusses how we can establish an enthusiasm towards maths...

Too much marking and not enough teaching

Academy teachers spending an 'unmanageable' equivalent of one day a week on marking, according...

Former 'Trojan' schools transformed by new sponsor

Two Birmingham schools celebrate as Ofsted removes them from special measures and rates them '...

Call for end to 'exam factory' schools

Institute of Directors launch action plan for education in the age of technology and robotics ...

When data is king and Ofsted is the king maker

Sam Blyth from Canvas reports on how teachers can make an evidence-led system work for them

Reception baseline tests dropped

DfE publishes report showing the three baseline assessment options are not sufficient for meas...

Royal Albert Hall creates immersive history lesson

Renowned concert hall launches Victorian tour for pupils specifically designed to meet the Key...

Kent IB initiative gains momentum

Eight academies join the schools delivering International Baccalaureate's career-related learn...

Workload pressure 'key driver' of teacher shortage

New ATL survey finds workload drives the teacher recruitment and retention crisis

Northampton boost for science

The University of Northampton is playing a key role in helping reverse a decline in the popula...

Workload support promised at NASUWT conference

Nicky Morgan announces further support to tackle teacher workload issues following new reports...

Longer day planned for England's schools

Budget 2016 signals extension to 3.30pm finish, with funding available for extra-curricular ac...

Exam reforms 'fundamentally flawed' say school heads

State and independent school leaders call for rethink of proposals which they say will make it...

Transferable skills for student success

Mike Hamilton says teachers can help with their students' future employability by teaching tra...

Improvement award for Exeter primary academy

St. Michael's Primary Academy receives International School Award for improvement

Encouraging active minds

Katy Parkinson discusses the concept of active learning

Wanted: inspirational teaching ideas

Grants of up to £15,000 on offer for initiatives to help disadvantaged pupils with SHINE

Music award for Bristol academy

Merchants' Academy wins national Music Department of the Year title at Music Education Expo aw...

Preparing for Progress 8

Lesley Welsh discusses how schools are getting ready for the DfE's new accountability system

Life without levels

Greg Watson addresses three post-levels misconceptions

Primary assessment: five things you need to know

DfE publishes overview of upcoming changes to primary assessment

PSHE on curriculum to remain 'under review'

Education sector responds to DfE announcement that PSHE and sex education will not be made com...

Don't believe the hype

Teaching at an academy isn't all about more pay and flexible holidays, says Amanda Godfrey

Free resources launched to develop students' research skills

CILIP has produced ten fact sheets to guide students through the basics of undertaking researc...

Reading matters

St Margaret's Academy explains why it's so important to encourage teenagers to pick up a book

Mark of quality for Bristnall Hall

Bristnall Hall Academy announces accreditation of the Quality Mark Award for Literacy and Basi...

Our journey towards Progress 8

Principal Jason Wing explains how Neale Wade Academy is preparing for the changes

School performance tables released

English schools have been ranked on the basis of GCSE results for the last time, with academie...

Nicholas Hamond Academy has 'World Class Curriculum'

Swaffham academy has earned the World Class Curriculum Mark from The Curriculum Foundation

Four schools unite to form new Multi-Academy Trust

Hertfordshire schools merge to enhance provision and quality of local education

Trojan Horse school gets an Ark makeover

Two years after Golden Hillock investigated by Ofsted over extremist risk, new academy has bee...

Government releases revised GCSE and A-level content

Nick Gibb says GCSE and A-level reform 'to be rigorous' as content for courses revised includi...

What do school leaders want for Christmas?

Russell Hobby's end of term blog outlines five areas where teachers are hoping to see improvem...

In short supply

Labour reveals schools spending up to £1.3bn on supply teachers as recruitment crisis continue...