Teachers went to great effort to help parents support their children’s learning.
One option is for schools to develop mobile phone policies together with children and parents.
Children missed out on some of the curriculum, but not on learning.
More testing will not necessarily help children who struggle.
The case for homework for primary-age children is not clear.
Girls report not feeling clever enough to take physics.
Teachers and young people told us that action was needed in classrooms, schools, communities and from the government.
School closures were hard, but led to new skills that should be built upon.
The schools inspectorate’s policies about language are harmful to the most marginalised members of society.
It’s time for the UK government to rethink its strategy and focus on mental health.
Our research found that focused grammar teaching didn’t improve children’s writing.
State schools in England and Wales are legally required to provide acts of collective worship.
Despite no evidence of a plot emerging, the Trojan Horse affair had a real and detrimental impact.
Pursuing perfection is unnecessary and unrealistic.
Teachers thought there should be less focus on assessments.
Children who missed part of their reception year were three months behind in reading.
Learning outdoors has benefits for children’s health, mood and social skills.
Studying English literature at school is very different to reading for pleasure.
Several schools in Scotland have paused the rollout of facial recognition technology in school canteens following inquiries from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
It is a false dichotomy to judge schools as either ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe’. The reality is more complicated.