Primary school standards continue to rise

The statistics, based on this year’s Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Assessments – commonly referred to as SATs and designed to measure school performance – show that schools that benefit from the freedoms academy status bring have had particular success in improving...

New free schools to open across England

53 new free schools and one University Technical College will open their doors, creating up to 40,000 new school places across the country. The new openers have been set up by multi-academy trusts, charities and community groups and often provide specialist education...

More support to help schools with costs

A new toolkit to help schools save money to ensure every pound possible is being spent in the classroom has been published. The School Resource Management Strategy provides schools with practical advice on how to reduce the £10 billion non-staffing spend spent across...