Home Schooling faces crackdown

Officials are set to review home-schooling amid fears that children may become radicalised by parents.

The government has released a statement concerning the final subject content expected to be seen in further GCSE and AS and A level subjects.

Attainment in Scottish schools has been rated as above international averages in a review from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The government is considering applying to the Court of Appeal to challenge a High Court ruling that the new religious studies (RS) GCSE represents a ‘breach of duty’.

A consultation into whether Year 11 pupils should take the National Reference Tests (NRTs) has been launched by Schools Minister Nick Gibb.

Schools Minister Nick Gibb announced at the Publishers’ Association Conference that all pupils should have access to literary classics such as Great Expectations and Jane Eyre.

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