STA finds that Harris Primary Academy 'over aided pupils' in Sats exams

An investigation by the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) has found that year six pupils at the Harris Primary Academy Philip Lane in north London, were “over-aided” in maths and English Sats exam papers.

Record number of University places confirmed for Scottish students

More than 29,800 had their university applications confirmed despite a year-on-year fall in pass rates for pupils sitting Scottish exams

Minister praises Boarding School Partnership scheme

Education Minister Nadhim Zahawi has praised 40 independent schools for taking part in a scheme that provides places for looked-after children.

SQA data shows that the number of ‘Higher’ passes has remained stable over the past year despite a fall of more than 2.4% in the S5 and S6 school roll, new figures from the SQA show.

The DfE has highlighted five key opportunities for the tech sector to create a step change in education, improving teaching and slashing workload

Nine schemes across the country are to benefit from a £4 million fund to develop new ways of improving alternative provision, to support children educated outside of mainstream or special schools.

Over the next three years, the Land Trust will have a strategic focus on developing relationships with schools and nurseries within walking distance of its spaces.

A new national language centre is being developed to to improve the teaching of Spanish, French and German.

Out of the 12,431 places available at grammar schools last year, only 564 disadvantaged pupils got a place.

The framework has been designed to help all public sector organisations, including schools, make better use of apprenticeship levy funds.

Early years staff in disadvantaged areas will get training and professional development to increase their ability to support children’s early speech and language development.

Sadiq Khan has awarded £750,000 to 15 schools to offer free activities during the summer holidays when education standards are known to drop and young people can be led astray.

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