The Department for Education (DfE) wrote to schools on Bank Holiday Monday (when they were closed) to tell them of the decision to publish tutoring data.
The letter has landed badly, with school leaders suggesting that instead of the complex, convoluted and only partially subsidised NTP, the government should have “provided a recovery programme which was simple and adequately funded”.
The DfE estimates that 40% of schools are yet to offer any tutoring sessions on the NTP this academic year. Schools not using the NTP can expect to be contacted individually by DfE officials from this week to “discuss their plans and offer support”.
Register now, read forever
Thank you for visiting SecEd and reading some of our content for professionals in secondary education. Register now for free to get unlimited access to all content.
Unlimited access to news, best practice articles and podcast
New content and e-bulletins delivered straight to your inbox every Monday and Thursday
Already have an account? Sign in here