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Category: School Admission, Exclusion and Governance

School Admission: Preference data, Sutton Trust and EPI reports

DFE – Guidance: School preference data collections 2019: technical specification  … New EPI report exploring admissions to secondary schools and parental choice  – Report Parents ‘use ethically dubious tactics to gain school place for child’  –  About Sutton Trust report  … Continue Reading

School Exclusion: Discrimination, ‘internal exclusions’ and 900 submissions to DfE review

School Exclusions Review (4 Sep 2018) Hansard Q & A: 900 submissions The review remains in an evidence-gathering phase in the Autumn with Edward Timpson CBE expected to report by the end of the year. Use of isolation booths in schools criticised as ‘barbaric’ punishment The booths have been described as “internal… Continue Reading

News: School Admissions, Exclusions and Governance – 17th September 2018

[ Newsletter signup OSA – Decision: Holcombe Grammar School OSA – Decision: The Rochester Grammar School Event: Young Governors’ Network – Sheffield NGA: Updated Model Code of Conduct – 2018 Governor Stories: Launch events School Exclusions Review (4 Sep 2018) Hansard Q & A: 900 submissions The review remains in an evidence-gathering… Continue Reading

News: School Admissions, Exclusions and Governance – 3rd September 2018

[ Newsletter signup ] NEU comment on the LGA analysis into the lack of secondary school places  Thousands of children to miss out on secondary school place in five years LGA: Thousands of children to miss out on secondary school place in five years England faces secondary school places… Continue Reading

School Exclusion: Some schools exclude 20% of pupils, one 41% and 30,000 ‘off-rolled’

Dozens of secondary schools exclude at least 20% of pupils ‘She deserves an education’: outcry as academy excludes 41% of pupils Schools accused of ‘off-rolling’ thousands to boost results Figures show differing exclusion rates  – More than 30,000 pupils GCSE results missing from tables … … Continue Reading

School Admission: Lottery, Ombudsman decision, BAME choices and places ’emergency’

LGA: Thousands of children to miss out on secondary school place in five years Faith schools: BAME kids face reduced chance of admission Black pupils less likely to be admitted to UK Church schools, study finds – Full report – Thesis Ombudsman: Unfair admission arrangement changes force siblings into… Continue Reading

News: School Admissions, Exclusions and Governance – 20 August 2018

[ Newsletter signup ] NAHT comment on Upper Tribunal ruling on exclusions School exclusion of autistic boy ‘unlawful’ Landmark ruling in exclusions court case DfE court loss gives SEND pupils exclusion protection Schools will find it harder to exclude vulnerable pupils after ruling Schools attempting to exclude poorly-behaved children with special… Continue Reading

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