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How many pupils in mainstream schools are regularly educated off-site? – Education Datalab blog

We look at the group of pupils enrolled in schools but who are regularly educated off-site in other types of provision. Continued here: https://ift.tt/jsKPiF0

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Why were GCSE grades in independent schools so high during the pandemic? – Education Datalab blog

The attainment gap between independent and state schools has widened more than ever since the start of the pandemic. Continued here: https://ift.tt/XNDKm1s

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Attainment 8 in 2022 – Education Datalab blog

This year, Attainment 8 will (once again) be calculated differently to previous years. We look at this impact this might have. Continued here: https://ift.tt/QVEHZSK

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How many pupils fall below the proposed national thresholds for legal intervention due to absence? – Education Datalab blog

The government proposed new national thresholds for legal intervention due to absence from school last week. We take a look at how many pupils would have been affected in the Spring term if they had… Continued here: https://ift.tt/oCUZadv

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Royal National Children’s Springboard Foundation evaluation report – Education Datalab blog

A report evaluating the impact of joining Royal National Children’s Springboard Foundation’s Partner Referral Scheme on Key Stage 5 outcomes between 2015/16 and 2019/20. Continued here: https://ift.tt/2Tzs9Rt

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Teaching Vocabulary and Mighty Morphemes – The Confident Teacher

How do you teach a tricky new word, or seek to boost the word hoard of the pupils you teach? One of the most common approaches to developing academic vocabulary is to study morphology –… Continued here: https://ift.tt/h6Lqaj0

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How many children are in unregistered alternative provision? – Education Datalab blog

6,400 young people were in local authority commissioned alternative provision outside of schools and colleges in January 2021. Continued here: https://ift.tt/7at3rOA

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Do teenagers who feel anxious about testing achieve worse GCSE grades? – Education Datalab blog

We round up the key points from new research investigating whether GCSE grades are lower amongst pupils who suffer from high levels of test anxiety. Continued here: https://ift.tt/eT3EaVQ

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Write like the Romans – The Confident Teacher

Apart from the sanitation, the medicine, wine, public order, roads, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? Well, they taught us how best to teach writing. Not a week goes by when… Continued here: https://ift.tt/AFGETo0

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Why A-Level physics students are doubly penalised by grading severity – Education Datalab blog

Not only is physics graded more severely than other subjects at A level, students who take it often do so alongside other severely graded subjects. Continued here: https://ift.tt/4xFI1kE

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