Spending £800 million of free nursery places for three-year-olds has failed to produce any lasting improvements in education standards, according to a study published today.
The Conservatives are under pressure to say whether they will allow state schools to be run for profit, after the new Education Secretary left the door open to the idea.
Education Secretary Michael Gove has failed to gain a single A grade in an end-of-year assessment of five key parts of his school reforms by Britain’s bosses.
The threat of closure has failed to dent the motivation of pupils at the school where murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence was taught as they achieved record results in their GCSE exams.
A school which recently converted to an academy after being sponsorsed by one of the country’s largest independent school chains has failed its inspection, in an embarrassment for the Government.