New research exposing performance gap come as local authorities plan 'super-sized' titan secondary schools
Sir Michael Wilshaw has written to the Education Secretary asking her to take urgent action to speed up their closure
Her pupils back in Maine produce an average of 20 pieces of publishable writing a year and read on average 40 books
The parents believe the lack of attention given to non-religious world views in the syllabus is in effect discriminatory
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan announces plans to draft 1,500 teachers into 'coasting' schools in the next five years
Currently, around 120,000 pupils a year fail to master maths and English in national curriculum tests for 11-year-olds
One in seven families, or 76,000 children, failed to get a place at their first choice of school last year
Survey suggests that many science specialists feel overwhelmed by running practical lessons
The curricula is classical Arabic, daily supplications and basic etiquettes of Islam, not extremism
Local councils running schools will become 'a thing of the past'
Teachers unions say the move will only increase deprivation.
Expert warns the country 'runs the very real risk of storing up long-term problems for the economy' as a result
Travel agency advises parents not to act impulsively and shop around for deals over summer holiday period
Invigilators prevented the 19-year-old from leaving the exam room for 40 minutes
The comedian's hit-clip, which shows him 'teaching' an entire year of school, has already received over 1.6 million hits in just under two days
Girls with hemlines above their knees were reportedly placed in exclusion or picked up by parents