Increasing the number of faith schools could lead to ‘increased social segregation, with a risk of lower social mobility’, according to a new report.

Overall growth in primary school academisation in 2016 has exceeded secondary growth for the first time, according to research from the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER).

As of August 2015, 24 per cent of sponsored academies received an inadequate inspection or were below the floor standard in the first two years after opening.

Accelerating the growth of multi-academy trusts (MATs) ‘is key to driving up standards’ in the North, according to an independent review commissioned by the government.

Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond has officially announced additional investment support the expansion of grammar schools.

Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner has again condemned the government for its plans to introduce new grammar schools, arguing that they are ‘not the answer to Britain's social mobility crisis’.

The Department for Education’s (DfE’s) press office has faced heavy criticism for tweets promoting new grammar schools, which many have described as misleading.

Converting primary schools into academies has failed to raise standards, with pupils in primary academies doing no better in Key Stage 2 tests than those at comparable schools, according to a new study from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Official figures published by the Department for Education (DfE) have revealed that over 800 schools are set to be labelled as ‘coasting’ under provisional Progress 8 measures.

Backbench Labour MPs have criticised the government’s plans to open new grammar schools, claiming they are based on ‘flimsy evidence’ in a debate i

MPs have criticised the government for failing to address inadequacies in careers guidance for young people.

The requirement for schools to keep a record of pupils’ nationalities has been condemned for having ‘all the hallmarks of racism’ by Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Lord Storey.

72 per cent of the public are opposed to religious selection in schools, according to a new survey conducted by the British Humanist Association (BHA).

Control over teachers' pay and conditions could be devolved in Wales, Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns has announced.

Ofsted Chief Inspector Michael Wilshaw has once again spoken out against proposals to open new grammar schools, warning they could potentially harm nearby schools.