Education research

Comment on EPI report on access to ‘high performing’ schools

Commenting on the report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) ‘Access to high performing schools in England’, published today, Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, said:

Ability Grouping in the Early Years and Key Stage 1

In 2017 the ATL section of the National Education Union commissioned Alice Bradbury and Guy Roberts-Holmes to investigate the extent to which ability groups were used in the earliest years of primary school, the impact on staff and pupils and the drivers of this practice.