Around one in three (32%) professional parents with children aged 5 to 16 has moved to an area which they thought had good schools, and 18% have moved to live in the catchment area of a specific school, according to a new Sutton Trust report, Parent Power?, published today.
Conor Ryan considers today’s new Sutton Trust report showing parent power as the preserve of the professional classes.
Lee Elliot Major on footballing lessons for the classroom.
Sir Peter Lampl comments on Ofsted's Annual Report.
James Turner on how to make the most of the UCAS personal statement.
Sir Peter Lampl comments on the new OECD PISA report.
Dr Lee Elliot Major blogs on social mobility.
Sir Peter Lampl reflects on last week’s Sutton Trust summit.
Tens of thousands of teenagers are denying themselves the opportunity of studying at the top universities by taking vocational courses in the sixth-form or at college, Mary Curnock-Cook, the chief executive of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, told the Sutton Trust summit. John O'Leary reports.
At least a quarter of access gap to top universities “not due to academic achievement” – Sutton Trust research
At least a quarter of the access gap to the top universities in England, the United States and Australia cannot be explained by academic achievement, according to new research to be presented at a Sutton Trust summit this morning.