On the “cannibalisation” of Key Stage 3

Ofsted’s new Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, gave a speech at the Festival of Education in June 2017 in which she trumpeted the importance of the school curriculum. She said that, […]

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Demonstrating the impact of pupil premium funding

This article was written for School Inspection + Improvement Magazine and first published in January 2017.  You can read the full version on the SI+I website here.   Summary The attainment gap is detectable […]

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The exam post-mortem

This article was written for School Inspection + Improvement Magazine and first published in September 2016.  You can read the full version on the SI+I website here.   The purpose of a post-mortem Exam analysis […]

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