Sean Harford, Ofsted's National Director for Education, clarifies for us exactly what inspectors are looking for in great schools...
Some of the key points we've taken away from this year's results day, along with a selection of responses from the profession...
804 schools currently found to be coasting, based on 2014/15 results
Have five times the fun with this small selection of interactive games to help kids learn and consolidate their times tables facts
Whether it's getting children to be more active and understand the benefits of health and fitness, or using this year's run as a hook for maths or geography these are some of the best ideas around
Make sure your pupils' revision adds up with these resources to help remember and recall all they've learned
Let us know which teacher and school has inspired you most over the past year, and they could win some fantastic prizes courtesy of LEGO® Education...
The recently appointed CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching explains where she plans to take the organisation over the coming years – and why its government funding won't compromise its independence...
Achievement For All’s 2015-2016 Impact Report shows promising signs for equality in education
Coast and Town presenter Nicholas Crane knows a thing or two about our home island – thanks to a passion for geography that started at school
The actor and author understands firsthand the transformative power of school, because at the age of 11, inspirational teachers changed her life
Substandard teaching, lack of revision and jitters on the day tend to be the things most people blame for poor exam results – but what if the exam venue itself is working against you?...
Site users divided over whether or not increased school selection is a good idea
Education apparently not a big issue as Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond barely addresses funding and staff problems
Get planning for the literary event of the year this March, and celebrate in style
Having 30 children in front of you all day every day means that sometimes things come out of your mouth that you couldn't imagine saying elsewhere, here are some of the best online
Give children's comprehension skills a boost in time for May's tests
Quick and easy study tips from prioritising to taking eye breaks and avoiding the ineffective skim-reading of notes to give your pupils peace of mind
From superheroes to the brave and the bold to kids with unique talents, these stories can engage and entertain, and get children to consider what makes them special
Problem-solve mathematical puzzlers with these great games, activities and worksheets for Year 2 students that will help them gear up for May's tests
Victory in Europe Day on 8 May and D-Day on 6 June are ideal opportunities to understand this terrible time in history, and reflect on the sacrifices made
Find some new ideas for sharing one of the all-time most beloved authors with your KS1 or 2 classroom
DfE blames 'rogue marker' for making spelling, punctuation and grammar test answers available via password-protected Pearson website
Mario Hjorth Volkmann explains what's involved in bringing a new LEGO Education product from the drawing board to the classroom...
Get in gear for your literary lessons with a smattering of resources from around the web
Achievement for All and Kinderly are helping Early Years practitioners to kick-start children's education
Whether you want thoughtful and harrowing fiction, revealing biographies or inciteful non-fiction there are numerous great reads to start a discussion on WWII in the classroom
New report from the Royal Institute of British Architects criticises poor communication, lack of flexibility and 'over-engineering' in government's school building programme
Overwhelming majority of respondents believe preparations for KS2 assessment have had detrimental effects on children's education and broader wellbeing
From Horrid Henry to Where's Wally? via Peppa Pig and some monster underpants, these activities will have you covered
They’re funny because they’re true (and also because they’re funny)
Bag your school library a fantastic set of fiction for KS1 and 2 for WBD 2017
A quick and easy collection of homework ideas, worksheets and ideas for parents to help Year 6s get ready for test time
Come 2 September we all remember the devastating inferno that blazed through our capital in 1666
Ads for teacher recruitment initiative aimed at academics boils PhDs down to the plain-spoken basics...
Having trouble getting your learners to retain their time tables? Try a different approach using these (2 x 3) + 1 videos...
Mumsnet Survey reveals one in 10 parents spend over £25 on Christmas presents for teachers – hopefully not on one very expensive mug
A collection of the best literary dress-ups you tweeted to us, as well as some amazing efforts from around the country
Help your Year 6s get their apostrophes and commas in order and make sense of tense with these free activities and worksheets
Help prepare your Year 11s as best as possible by easing any exam pressure with helpful study tools
42! It's the answer to 'how many days are there in six weeks?' as well as 'Life, the Universe and everything'
Give your students a piece of the Pythagoras with these excellent lesson plans for lower-secondary students
Put the pens and paintbrushes to one side, for tonight we make our mark with marbels, loo rolls and more
Looking out the window at grey skies and cold winds? Why not start thinking ahead to brighter days of daffodils, bluebells and birdsong with some seasonal outdoor activities?
Give primary pupils a good grounding in times table and multiplication skills with these activities and ideas
Whether it's learning perfect tense through pop songs or fluency in speaking through Dr Who, these resources will have your class loving language learning
Get children active and in control of their bodies as they grow
Give your school a great gift this Christmas
Young children will learn new things about relationships every day, so why not celebrate this July with some amazing stories that teach them to cherish those around them?
Shiver me timbers! Check out this buried treasure chest full of fantastic resources
Get the best out of your MFL students with these adaptable lesson plans suitable for KS3 or 4
May the odds be ever in your students' favour with these excellent ideas for teaching probability
We round up some of our favourite guides to making substances for assembling, squeezing, squishing and smooshing...
Help your KS4 students boost their MFL skills on the road toward GCSEs with these activities, ideas and lesson plans
Get your grammar game going with these great interactive activities for primary pupils
Give your young children a festive feeling with seasonal sensory play and cracking Christmas craft activities
From icebreakers and getting-to-know-you activities to behaviour tips and starter activities, here's everything you need to kickstart the new school year
Enjoy this season's warm hues while getting in some great number-based activities in nature
Let young children explore their own learning experience through sensory activities in the natural world
From the cute and cuddly to the fiery and ferocious, these mythical beasts are always a popular part of literary history
If you needed any more of an excuse to let kids' creativity loose then Children's Art Week will do nicely
From recognising shapes, colours and patterns to exploring symmetry and size, there's plenty of ways for kids to discover sides and angles
Apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? Roman numerals, that's what
As the renowned lawn tennis competition gears up, here's a selection of resources to get your pupils into backhanding, volleying and smashing spirit...
It's much more than squiggles, scribbles and splodges of paint. Mark making sets the foundation of handwriting, creativity and coordination for young children
Bring the outdoors in and experiment with sensory delights with these seven super ideas
New school year, new school you, with these KS1 and KS2 lesson ideas from experts in education
Don't be a square, boost your kids' shape recognition skills with these ace activities
More than a fifth of teachers who sought help for students were unsuccessful
Bring the Bard to life in dramatic fashion with these amazing activities
Your three-point plan to improving students' maths skills at every level
Knowing me, knowing you, we're all going to find introductory exercises a little awkward, so we best make them fun and inclusive at least
Use mermaids, magic, wizards and trolls to explore why myths and legends survive history (and reality)
From letters and diaries to creative fiction, news articles and persuasive writing, these fantastic novels provide inspiration aplenty
Two Egyptian-themed exercise sheets – one lined, one unlined – for use in drawing and writing activities.
Two jungle-themed exercise sheets – one lined, one unlined – for use in drawing and writing activities.
Four illustrated worksheets designed to gauge pupils’ addition and substitution skills – help the alien to find the missing numbers...
Five maths worksheets with a jigsaw theme, designed to gauge pupils’ skills at addition. Check out Teachwire’s other number bonds resources...
Two certificates – one ‘Great Reader Award’ and one ‘Great Speller Award’ – for use in class- or school-wide competitions and...
Two PDF documents – one portrait and landscape – intended to help pupils practice their ability to hold and control a...
Four illustrated worksheets designed to gauge pupils’ ability to compare and contrast visual quantities
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