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'Deeply troubling' divide in England's secondary schools alarms Ofsted

England is a divided nation educationally, with children in the north and Midlands much less likely to attend a good or outstanding secondary school than their peers in the south, according to the chief inspector of schools.<p>Launching Ofsted’s annual report on the state of the nation’s schools on …

Education

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The Curse of the Unexpected FA Cup Finalists.

As last weekend was Halloween and next weekend is the 2nd round of the FA Cup, I thought I'd make up a FA Cup Curse, so here goes.<p>Four out of the …

Jamie Vardy's Eight in a Row, an Expected Rarity?

According to the Mirror's powerful advanced scoring metric (goals/games), Jamie Vardy is currently outperforming Messi and Ronaldo, both separately …

Groundhog José, Watford and Attack Numbers

<b>Groundhog José</b><p>The mediocrity that has enveloped Chelsea’s play continued this week as they found themselves on the wrong end of Klopp clicking. Or at …

Champions League Chasers: England’s Race for Fourth Place Is Wide Open

With more than a quarter of the Premier League season gone, only six points separate third from 10th place. And that doesn’t include the mysterious …

The Van Gaal Press

People have noted this season (particularly in the wake of the weekend’s dire Manchester derby), that midfielders are playing very deep against …

‘How many perfectly good teaching careers are in ruins because we treat pupils as data not individuals?’

Pupil progression targets dominate teachers’ working lives. For many, failure to meet these targets will have severe consequences, including …

Controlling the Game: Risers and Fallers in Dangerous Territory Dominance

Dominating territory around the goal is not the be-all, end-all of evaluating teams. Shooting skill, defensive pressure, set-piece strategy, …

Liverpool – Southampton 1:1 – Klopp Draws Again With Multiple Formation Changes

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool just fell short of their first win as Sadio Mané equalised following a Benteke header. The game was fairly balanced …

English schools will feel the pinch over the next five years

The overall funding settlement for schools will feel quite different over the next five years compared with the previous five.Under the coalition …

News

This week's TES cover story (13 April 2018) focuses on pupils with English as an additional language (EAL).<p>The EEF has today launched its latest …

No pre-school, no child benefit, Tory thinktank says in report on poverty

Parents should be denied child benefit if they do not send their children to pre-school education from the age of three, according to an increasingly influential Conservative pressure group.<p>The penalty should apply to a parent in the case of a child aged two if the toddler comes from a …

Pre-school

Grammar schools 'could be fantastic for social mobility – if any poor kids went to them'

Before they even arrive, and fathom out the school motto <i>Ascensiones in corde suo disposuit</i> (She has set heights in her heart), every girl at Rugby High School for Girls has sat and passed the 11-plus exam. Apart, that is, from the headteacher.<p>Charlotte Marten, head of the Warwickshire grammar …

Durham University

One-fifth of youngsters suffer from 'high anxiety'

<b>Almost one in five young people lives with high levels of anxiety, according to figures on wellbeing published by the Office for National Statistics.</b><p>The study looked at the wellbeing and mental health of 7.5 million young people in the UK aged 16 to 24.<p>The figures also show a rising proportion of …

Top-rated schools 'failing to teach children basic skills', says charity

But the education watchdog says the accusations are "flawed"<p>More than a third of primary schools rated as “good” or “outstanding” by the education watchdog, Ofsted, are failing to teach pupils basic skills, according to a new damning report.<p>By the time they reach the end of primary school, 11 year …

Learning

Institute of Education

What keeps me awake: our obsession with grades is eating away at education

A round of applause ripples through the class as a group of students sit back in their seats. I step up and congratulate their performance: “So let’s …

Personal, social and health education,Body image,Bullying,Children,Teaching,Society,Education,Disability,Primary schools,Life and style,Secondary schools,Equality<p>Schools that make a point of helping children with facial disfigurements find it helps pupils to deal with body image concerns too<p>Marcus …

Education

Save Sixth Form Colleges in England from extinction

The findings of SFCA funding impact survey report 2015 indicates the future of Sixth Form Colleges in England is under serious threat as a result of …

DfE

This interactive graphic shows when qualifications reforms will take effect. The tool covers GCSEs and A levels, and secondary school and college …

Bright, poor students could lose out in pupil premium shake-up

<b>This is an edited version of an article in the 23 October edition of TES. To read the full article,</b> <b>subscribe to</b> <b>TES</b><p>Bright pupils from poor homes could …

Campaign set to tackle life-limiting mental health stigma among teens

Today, Health Minister, Alistair Burt will announce that Time to Change, the mental health anti-stigma programme run by the charities Mind and …

'No evidence' school collaboration boosts attainment, research claims

The TES is reporting that a new study is claiming there is no evidence that collaboration between schools improves pupils’ attainment.<p>The literature …

Doping in Football: Does the Beautiful Game Need to Confront an Ugly Truth?

UEFA has implemented strict new anti-doping regulations, but asserts that football is almost entirely clean. Is the beautiful game really untainted by drugs, or are the authorities being wilfully ignorant?<p><i>This story originally appeared on VICE Sports UK.</i><p>Everyone remembers <i>that</i> image of Diego …

What's gone wrong (and how to fix it) - We Ain't Got No History

<i>This is an opinion analysis of the current Chelsea situation, which will try to focus as much as possible on the field and field-related matters. There are certainly enough elements about the football to be discussed, thus this is not meant to be a court case, and there will not be a verdict of who</i> …

The Frustrating Promise of Analytics: Soccer Has a Left-Handed-Pitcher Problem

Picture a baseball player who’s had a bad week. He has a career .375 on-base percentage, but over the past five games he’s gone 2-for-20 with no …