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News Items From December 2012

Welcome to the news section of our website where you will find news stories which we hope will be of interest to you. Below you will find the latest news entries but if you would like to look back further, please feel free to search our news archive.

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Royal recognition for transforming teachers

Teachers to receive titles following outstanding efforts in the field of education...

Posted on 31/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Wales school branding system criticised

Ranking system for grading Welsh schools comes under fire...

Posted on 27/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Schools warned against playing the system

A senior exam board official has criticised the practice of entering students with multiple boards to boost their grades....

Posted on 24/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Students receiving GCSE English retake results

GCSE English retake results are now being provided to the students who sat them....

Posted on 24/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Calls for free school meals as research shows a million children go hungry

New research suggests teachers are having to provide money and food to some children to make sure they do not go hungry....

Posted on 24/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Student teacher highlights issue of 'maths phobia'

Maths phobia can be passed from teachers to their students....

Posted on 21/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Rotherham told to close attainment gap between disadvantaged children and the rest

Rotherham council must do more to improve the performance of its disadvantaged schools....

Posted on 21/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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New scholarships for top teaching graduates

New scholarships aim to attract top graduated into maths teaching jobs....

Posted on 21/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Government announces new school revenue funding plans

Details of school funding for 2013-14 have been announced by the government....

Posted on 20/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Sports chiefs fear for future of PE under Ebacc system

The Sport and Recreation Alliance fears for the future of PE at schools....

Posted on 20/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Looking at the reaction to proposed new SEN legislation

MPs broadly support the direction in which the government wishes to take SEN provision....

Posted on 20/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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English and maths teaching 'failing the adult workforce'

New research suggests a significant number of adults in England do not possess basic numeracy and literacy skills....

Posted on 18/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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School sports 'must be more of a priority'

Labour believes schools should have a minimum requirement for weekly hours of physical education in place for pupils....

Posted on 17/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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More students to be put forward for Dux Awards

Year 9 children have a chance to visit one of the country's top university's through the Dux Awards....

Posted on 14/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Schools raising English and maths standards, according to SATs results

SATs results suggest primary schools improved performance in both English and maths in 2012....

Posted on 13/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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'Rushed' maths teaching costly in the long run

More time needs to be taken by teachers to ensure brighter students fully understand basic mathematical principles before they are advanced through the curriculum, the ACME says. ...

Posted on 12/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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England's maths performance slipping on international stage

Two studies show England is falling behind the international competition when it comes to reading, science and maths. ...

Posted on 11/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Projects to instill military ethos in 'disengaged' students

The government will provide £1.9 million of funding for a selection of programmes that aim to instill a military ethos in children....

Posted on 10/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Poetry competition launched for youngsters

Backed by Sir Andrew Motion, a new competition aims to inspire children to get into poetry....

Posted on 07/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Schools to be given power to pay good teachers more money

The STRB has called for teacher pay progression to be linked to performance instead of time served....

Posted on 06/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Whitehall squeezed as schools receive cash boost

Government plans to squeeze spending in Whitehall and use the money to build new schools....

Posted on 05/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Admissions watchdog warns schools after rise in complaints

The Chief Schools Adjudicator for England says schools must do more to ensure parents are aware of application deadlines for places....

Posted on 03/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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