School league tables changing to include exam results of excluded pupils
School league tables are changing so that they include the exam results of schools’ excluded pupils. This social policy is designed to discourage schools from excluding potentially low-performing students with the intention of improving their exam results on paper. Along with data on formally excluded pupils schools will also have to included data on off-rolled […]
What are the most valuable degrees?
The most valuable degree you can do is economics, and the least valuable is health and social care. At least according to the latest research by the IFS on the impact of Higher Education on future earnings. The table below compares earnings at age 29 of female graduates compared to non graduates for different subject […]
School Types in England and Wales – Statistical Overview…
As of 2017, there were over 250 000 children in ‘Converter Academies’, 86, 000 students in sponsored academies, and 170 000 students in LEA maintained schools. This that in 2017 there were twice as many students in converter and sponsored academies combined as there are in LEA funded mainstream schools…. Free Schools, meanwhile, cater to […]
The Hidden Curriculum and School Ethos
The Hidden Curriculum is the unwritten rules, norms and values to which students are expected to conform while in school.
A summary of some sociological studies on pupil subcultures exploring different types of subculture such as pro-school and anti-school subcultures.