Author Archives: Tyler Fisher


Gender-neutral bathroom

A north London private school could adopt a gender-neutral uniform following a consultation with members of the sixth form. Highgate School is debating the introduction of ‘mix-and-match’ options for its students after an increasing number of children questioning gender roles Read more…


Children on beach

Official figures have shown that the percentage of Welsh primary school pupils taking unauthorised term-time holidays have reached a record high. Last year 10.5 per cent of all absences were due to unauthorised holiday time, a significant rise when compared Read more…


Subjects - Chemistry

A drop in the number of trainee teachers has sparked fears that it may soon become even more difficult to recruit teachers. The most recent figures show a 7 per cent drop in the number of people accepted onto teacher Read more…


teachers

An announcement from the government has confirmed that Sex and relationships education (SRE) is to become compulsory in all English schools. Education Secretary Justine Greening has said that all children from the age of four will be required to learn Read more…


One of the most influential figures in world education has warned that a lack of funding will lead to a lack of quality in education. Andreas Schleicher, boss of the PISA global education rankings, has said that having tighter education Read more…


Grade boundaries

A study has found that there are only six areas of the UK in which the parents want the new grammar schools and where the implementation of these schools would be of widespread benefit. The Education Policy Institute (EPI) studied Read more…


Revision

A three-year analysis of 1.3 million UK students’ results found that three quarters of young people had been given predictions that overestimated their results. Research from the University and College Union (UCU) suggests that only 16 per cent of A-level Read more…


school

Following a vote from pupils and parents, Inverlochy Primary in Fort William has scrapped homework for its 175 students. Around 60 per cent of parents and 80 per cent of students voted to scrap homework, feeling that the benefits of Read more…


teacher

Head teachers of every state school in West Sussex have written to Prime Minister Theresa May to warn that they may be forced to lay off staff, stop teaching certain subjects or reduce their school hours because of a lack Read more…

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