Tag Archives: EBacc

Confusion over new GCSE grades

27 Apr

Confusion over new GCSE grades

SecEd article by Director of Policy and Research Services Ian Toone

New assessment and accountability measures. Update: Primary Assessment consultation

30 Mar

New assessment and accountability measures. Update:  Primary Assessment consultation

New National Curriculum tests (‘SATs’) at Key Stages 1 and 2 in primary schools, and new Progress 8 measure at Key Stage 4 in secondary schools. Updates on SATS:

We need an assessment system that enables all students to demonstrate their subject knowledge and understanding

23 Jun

We need an assessment system that enables all students to demonstrate their subject knowledge and understanding

By Deborah Lawson, Voice General Secretary, for ‘SecEd’, June 2016, and ‘Your Voice’, August 2016

Bacc off!

18 Jun

Bacc off!

Let us know your views on the English Baccalaureate (EBacc)

Sour note for school music. Are LA cuts and academisation to blame? (updated)

3 Jun

Sour note for school music. Are LA cuts and academisation to blame? (updated)

A quality music education only reaches a minority of pupils in England’s schools, according to an Ofsted report (2013). BBC News: “Funding cuts put music at risk” (2014)