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A quarter face literacy barriers to GCSE success

4 March 2020

With one in four 15-year-olds having a reading age of 12 or under, schools are urged to prioritise key stage 3 literacy support. Pete Henshaw looks at the implications of new research findings







Research round-up: March 2020

4 March 2020

SecEd's research round-up for March includes news of falling MFL take-up among boys, continuing problems with the STEM gender gap, and a mental health warning for pupils spending too much time sitting down


Coronavirus: Schools on alert after half-term

26 February 2020

The Department for Education (DfE) has updated its coronavirus guidance for schools in light of the continuing spread of COVID-19 across Europe. It comes as schools in Cheshire take precautionary action following half-term trips to Italy.









The challenges of low prior attainment

5 February 2020

Of the many issues to be raised by Ofsted’s annual report, the on-going battle against off-rolling and the challenges of low prior attainment caught the eye of Chris Parr




Suicide prevention film aired

5 February 2020

A short film made to raise awareness of mental health in young people and prevent suicide will be shown in all Glasgow secondary schools.







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