Evolution classes for primary pupils

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor The move follows protests from scientists that there had been no mention of the topic in a previous consul…

Poor white boys ‘falling further behind’

Author: By Alison Kershaw, Press Association Less than half (48 per cent) of male, white British 11-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds reached L…

Teaching unions considering boycott to ‘stop SATs in their tracks’

Author: By Richard Garner Mick Brookes, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), was speaking as both his organisation a…

School heads receive Sats ballot forms

Author: By Alison Kershaw, Press Association The National Union of Teachers (NUT) and the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) are holding an i…

Pupils skipped 8 million school days last year

Pupils in primary and secondary schools in England missed 1.03 per cent of half days in the autumn term last year and the spring term this year due to…

Ofsted has ‘lost the plot’ over childminding case

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor Margaret Morrissey, of the parents? pressure group, ParentsOutloud, said: ?If we have reached the point in…