11 year-olds will be expected to know their times tables up to 12x12 and will be tested using an on screen test before leaving primary school, under new government plans.

School’s are free to prioritise religious teachings over atheism and humanism and should teach that the UK is a principally Christian country, according to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

Summer schools for disadvantaged pupils face closures as a result of having their funding withdrawn.

The revised A-level politics course has been criticised in the House for Lords for cutting feminism from the syllabus.

Over the past six years, there has been a 65 per cent increase in children recorded as home educated.

Pupil web use to be monitored to prevent radicalisation

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced that schools in England will begin monitoring their students’ internet use and implicate filters to prevent them from accessing harmful material such as radical content.

Home Schooling faces crackdown

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

Teachers must be paid more and incentivised to move to areas with failing schools to improve social mobility, according to inequality tsar Alan Milburn.

School leaders lack confidence in implementing the government’s new national curriculum, according to the government’s own figures.

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

The Department for Education has confirmed that the current regional schools commissioner for the south, Sir David Carter, will step up to the role of national commissioner.

A report published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has claimed that there is no direct link between the proportion of immigrant pupils and the performance of a school system.