Six teaching unions have called on the government to decide whether it will back a call for a real pay rise for teachers in England.

Expanding the number of grammar schools is unlikely to promote social mobility by providing more opportunities for disadvantaged pupils, a new study published in Educational Review finds.

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has confirmed Dame Martina Milburn as Chair of the Social Mobility Commission, following an endorsement of her appointment by the Education Select Committee.

Using Embedding Formative Assessment techniques has been found to boost Year 11 students’ progress by two additional months.

Included in the Scottish Government's Active Scotland Delivery Plan are actions such as giving more opportunities for pupils to participate in sport before, during and after school

The population boom in the early 2000s means that the number of pupils in English secondary schools is projected to reach 3,267,000 in 2027, which 418,000 higher than it was in 2018.

Research by the Institute of Fiscal Studies has revealed that between 2009-10 and 2017-18, total school spending per pupil in England fell by about eight per cent in real terms, compared to about five per cent in Wales.

‘Flybraries’ will be on 296 aircrafts this summer, putting 17,500 children’s books into passenger seat pockets to help encourage children to read on their flight.

A Public Accounts Committe report finds that in its rush to convert large numbers of schools to academies, the DfE did not pay enough attention to scrutinising applicants sufficiently.

Pupils who were working below the level of the tests had not been included in the calculations

Interim SATs results have shown that sixty-four per cent of pupils achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths in this year’s key stage 2 SATs, up from 61 per cent last year.

Nine-in-ten primary school teachers said the SATs-based primary assessment system is detrimental to children’s well-being