ASCL in the News

A selection of ASCL’s views on education news, as reported in the media

Articles on adjustments to GCSEs and A levels in 2022
24 June
Interview with Geoff Barton
Good Morning Britain (7.32am)
The Times
23 June
Sky News
BBC News

Articles on increase in number of pupils off school with Covid and vaccinations
23 June
Guardian
Daily Mirror
22 June
Guardian
Daily Mail
Telegraph
Tes

Articles on Education Select Committee report on 'white working class children'
23 June
The Voice
Nursery World
22 June
Interview with Geoff Barton
LBC News (7.44am)
Quoted in BBC Radio 4 Today (7.02am)
Articles
ITV News
Sky News
Daily Mail
21 June
Guardian
Independent
Tes

Articles on funding, after-school clubs and catch-up plans
21 June
iNews
Tes

Articles on approaches to grading
19 June
iNews
18 June
Tes

'DfE commitment to levelling up? It's just empty cliches' - blog by Geoff Barton
18 June
Tes

Articles on changes to pupil premium funding and increase in number of children eligible for free school meals
20 June
SecEd
17 June
BBC News
The Independent
The Guardian
Tes
Schools Week

Article on request for rethink of government plans to remove funding for BTEC qualifications
15 June
FE News

Articles on exam fees rebate following ASCL survey
15 June
Schools Week
BBC News
ITV News
The Guardian 

Article on exam boards and examiner workforce
12 June
Schools Week 

Article on disruption with the spread of Covid variant
11 June
The Guardian 

Articles on Ofsted report on sexual abuse in schools and colleges
17 June
Daily Mirror
13 June
The Observer
11 June
'Sex abuse in schools is an issue that shames us all' - blog by Geoff Barton
Tes
EdExec
10 June
Interview with Geoff Barton
BBC Radio 5 Live (9:05am)
BBC News
9 June
Schools Week
Tes
BBC News
Independent
The Sun
Daily Mirror

Articles on concerns with Covid-related absences
8 June
Independent
Tes
SecEd

Article on mental health of students
7 June
The Independent

Articles on Covid-related absences and 'lost learning'
5 June
The Independent
4 June
Geoff Barton interview
BBC Newsnight (at 9.08)
Daily Telegraph
BBC News
Tes
The Guardian 

Articles on resignation of Sir Kevan Collins
3 June
'What does Sir Kevan's departure mean for education?' - blog by Geoff Barton
Tes
The New European
Nursery World
2 June
BBC News
Schools Week
Tes
Daily Express
The Guardian
iNews
Financial Times

Articles on Treasury announcement of education recovery funding
2 June
Schools Week
BBC News
The Independent
The Times
FE Week
Tes
The Guardian
Wales Online

Interviews with Geoff Barton
Sky News 
BBC News

'Children 'let down' by Gavin Williamson's 'paltry' plan to catch up with school - blog by Geoff Barton
Daily Mirror

Articles on plans to extend shool day
1 June
The Guardian
iNews
Tes