English literature pass-rates have declined by 2.5 percentage points to 72 per cent, following new, tougher exams.

Changes to the new English Literature GCSE may be putting pupils off reading, research shows.

Eileen Milner has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

Funding for new schools in Scotland announced

A £28 million investment will be shared between four new schools in Scotland as part of the fifth phase of the £1.8 billion ‘Schools for the Future’ programme.

An investigation assessing whether the watchdog Ofsted inspects schools efficiently and effectively is being conducted by the National Audit Office (NAO).

 One in four parents move house to be in desired school catchment area

Twenty-four per cent of parents with school age children have either bought or rented a new property in order to obtain an address within their chosen school catchment area.

Researchers from the Education Policy Institute have said that England’s GCSE pass marks need to change in order to match achievement in Asia.

‘Pop-up’ exam helpline opened for pupils receiving GCSE results

An exam helpline is now open for worried teens and parents receiving GCSE exam results tomorrow, 24 August.

Changes to GCSEs could push boys further ahead in maths and close the gap with girls in English, Tes has reported.

Girls who take applied subjects like health and social care at GCSE may be facing educational disadvantage as a result, research shows.

Pupils who have been excluded can develop a range of disorders such as anxiety, depression and behavioural problems, a new study shows.

Thousands of GCSE pupils are expected to be given incorrect grades on results day, experts have warned.

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