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School Admission – Report: Fair Access to Schools? The impact of the appeals and waiting list system

Report: Fair Access to Schools? The impact of the appeals and waiting list system NAHT comments on EPI report into secondary school places Wealthy biggest winners from school appeals Schools admission system ‘widens the gap between the rich and the poor  ASCL response to EPI report on school appeals … Continue Reading

Newsletter: 2 Weeks in Education – 15th April 2019

Next Newsletter: Monday April 29th 2019 Subscribe here: http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlight School Admission – EPI report: ‘Fair Access to Schools?’ Content | Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance | | DfE | Ofsted | Ofqual | Westminster | | Education Unions | News media | | Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance Twitter updates:  #SchoolAdmission, #SchoolExclusion and #SchoolGovernance Heads, governors and parents oppose… Continue Reading

School Admission: Sutton Trust research findings

Selective Comprehensives Great Britain Balancing out Britain’s state schools Reporting ‘Socially selective’ faith schools must introduce fairer admissions ‘Ballots would make school admissions fairer’  Top comprehensive schools take half the number of poorer pupils than the average  … Continue Reading

Newsletter: 2 Weeks in Education – 1st April 2019

Next Newsletter: Monday April 15th 2019 Subscribe here: http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlight School Admission: Sutton Trust research findings Content | Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance | | DfE | Ofsted | Ofqual | Westminster | | Education Unions | News media | | Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance Twitter updates:  #SchoolAdmission, #SchoolExclusion and #SchoolGovernance Number of primary school children at referral units… Continue Reading

Newsletter: 2 Weeks in Education – 18th March 2019

Next Newsletter: Monday April 1st 2019 Subscribe here: http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlight School Admission: DfE advice summaries published March 15th 2019 Documents Advice for admission authorities on school admission appeals Advice for clerks and appeal panels on school admission appeals Advice for parents and guardians on school admission appeals Content | Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance | |Continue Reading

DfE Guidance: Admission appeals for school places (Published 15 March 2019)

“These guides will help admission authorities advise those involved with school admission appeals to understand their roles and responsibilities. ” Documents Advice for admission authorities on school admission appeals Advice for clerks and appeal panels on school admission appeals Advice for parents and guardians on school admission appeals This information will… Continue Reading

Video: Can knife crime be stopped before it starts?

BBC – 27 Feb 2019 Ros Griffiths, CEO of Southside Young Leaders Academy, works with young boys at risk of exclusion from school and believes that by investing in their education early on, these numbers could be reduced. This film looks at the links between poverty, school exclusions and crime. In the 12… Continue Reading

Newsletter: 2 Weeks in Education – 4th March 2019

Next Newsletter: Monday March 18th 2019 Subscribe here: http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlight Can knife crime be stopped before it starts? This film looks at the links between poverty, school exclusions and crime. Ros Griffiths, CEO of Southside Young Leaders Academy, works with young boys at risk of exclusion from school and believes that by investing in their… Continue Reading

School Exclusion: The Timpson review

Latest: Timpson review to demand excluded pupils count in schools’ results The Department for Education has launched an open consultation on school exclusion. (16/3/18) The terms of reference sets out the objectives and scope for review of exclusion from school, led by Edward Timpson CBE. Call for evidence > Online Survey … Continue Reading

Newsletter: 2 Weeks in Education – 18th February 2019

Next Newsletter: Monday March 4th 2019 Subscribe here: http://www.clerksassociates.co.uk/1/newsletter/ Highlight School Exclusion: The Timpson review Content | Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance | | DfE | Ofsted | Ofqual | Westminster | | Education Unions | News media | | Schools: Admission, Exclusion and Governance Twitter updates:  #SchoolAdmission, #SchoolExclusion and #SchoolGovernance Mum living ‘on wrong side of road’ wins… Continue Reading

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