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Daily News Summary
29 Jul 2016

image When should we send our children to private school?
image Education secretary Justine Greening: ‘I wouldn’t be in this job without state education’
image Teacher training figures: School-led routes soar while bursary subjects produce least teachers
image Fewer than one in seven pupils will achieve EBacc by 2018, study predicts
image Report reveals formula for producing best middle leaders
image Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme
image Social mobility doesn’t exist – and grammar schools are part of the problem
image 100 things you should have done at school before the age of 16 – chosen by secondary students

When should we send our children to private school?

 

As the secondary school application window opens for 2017 entry, The Telegraph features an expert panel who answer parents' queries regarding the most beneficial time to invest in a private school education. Quotes Julie Robinson, General Secretary of ISC and Vivienne Durham, schools advisory director at Enjoy Education and former head at Francis Holland School. By Josie Gurney-Read, The Telegraph.

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Telegraph

Education secretary Justine Greening: ‘I wouldn’t be in this job without state education’

 

In her first article since becoming education secretary, Justine Greening urges school staff to inspire the passion for learning that her own teachers provided. TES.

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TES

Teacher training figures: School-led routes soar while bursary subjects produce least teachers

 

Initial teacher training statistics for 2014-15, released by the Department for Education (DfE), found school-led routes have the best pass rates, while subjects with large bursaries produce the lowest number of newly-qualified teachers. By Billy Camden, Schools Week. Also reported by TES.

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TES

Fewer than one in seven pupils will achieve EBacc by 2018, study predicts

 

Researchers from Education Datalab say raising the standard for EBacc will hit some schools harder than others. By Kaye Wiggins, TES.

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TES

Report reveals formula for producing best middle leaders

 

Think tank LKMco has today published the findings of an in-depth investigation into the key characteristics of effective middle leaders. By John Dickens, Schools Week. Also reported by TES.

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Schools Week
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TES

Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme

 

Widespread coverage reporting that judges at the UK's highest court have ruled against the Scottish government's Named Person scheme. Reported by BBC News online, Telegraph, Guardian TES and Scotsman.

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BBC
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Telegraph
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Guardian
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TES
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Scotsman

Social mobility doesn’t exist – and grammar schools are part of the problem

 

A report by the Prince’s Trust confirms that inequality is an accident of birth. Even traditional ways ‘forward’ aren’t helping our poorest young people. By Lola Okolosie, The Guardian.

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Guardian

100 things you should have done at school before the age of 16 – chosen by secondary students

 

TES surveyed 2,500 students to discover the experiences they value most at school.

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TES

 

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