27 JAN 2020
Girls are more than twice as likely as boys to achieve a pass in GCSE languages, a study has found. The research, commissioned by the British Council and carried out by the Education Policy Institute, revealed that just 38% of boys sat GCSE languages in 2018, compared to 50% of all girls.
20 JUN 2019
A new international survey has revealed that teachers in England work more hours than anywhere else in Europe. The survey of teachers and school leaders in 48 countries conducted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) revealed that secondary teachers in England worked 46.9 hours a week on average, the fourth-highest workload of the 48 countries polled.
31 OCT 2018
Schools will get £400 million in extra capital funding this year, the chancellor has announced. Mr Hammond said the government was "investing record amounts in our schools", but acknowledged that "school’s budgets do not stretch to that extra bit of kit that would make such a difference".
27 JUN 2018
A secondary school is offering parents the chance to take their children out of school for one week in July next year for an "enrichment week", the BBC reports.