The Department for Education (DfE) has decided to abolish A-level general studies, as a result of concerns that it does not meet the ‘high’ standards being introduced under its exam reform programme.

According to provisional figures results, local authority schools have achieved higher average GCSE results than free schools.

A report by The Driver Youth Trust has claimed that a series of changes made since 2010 has left pupils in England with special educational needs and diabetic (SEND) in a ‘fragmented’ system.

Exam regulator Ofqual have explained that there will be ‘significant improvements’ to the process of appealing against GCSE and A-level results, with proposals for a better system announced later this month.

The Department for Education (DfE) is publishing provisional league tables for secondary schools in England, based on early data from this summer's GCSE results.

A school in Sevenoaks, Kent, is set to be the country’s first grammar school in fifty years.

In a bid to help tackle youth unemployment, the government is being urged to bring back compulsory work experience for school children under the age of 16.

New figures show that more children than ever before are starting school with the expected standards in numeracy and literacy, but there is still a significant gender gap between boys and girls.

Ofsted is set to join up with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to evaluate how well children and young people with special educational needs are cared for in local areas across a range of services, including schools.

Exam board OCR has condemned a proposal to create a single state-run awarding body, which is currently being considered by ministers as a ‘Corbyn-esque’ approach that would lead to political interference.

Schools are looking abroad to recruit teachers amid fears of growing shortages, with 50,000 leaving the profession between 2013-14.

Research into the effects of video games on the academic performance of children has produced conflicting findings, with experts disagreeing over the potential benefits.

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