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Weekly DfE Publication W/C 23/09/2019

23 September 2019

Special educational needs survey 2020

Guidance

This guide contains information to help local authorities submit data for the SEN2 2020 survey. It includes:

 

23 September 2019

16 to 18 English and maths progress measure qualifications

Guidance

This information is for:

The English and maths progress measures show achievements by students who did not achieve A* to C in these subjects at the end of key stage 4.

 

24 September 2019

Education provision: children under 5 years of age, January 2019

National Statistics

Data on the provision of education for children under 5 years, including:

 

24 September 2019

Student income and expenditure survey 2014 to 2015

Research and analysis

Findings from a study on the income and expenditure of higher education (HE) students studying in England. It is based on a series of earlier surveys undertaken at regular intervals since the mid-1980s, and most recently in 2011 to 2012.

The survey tracks the financial position of students and measures the impact of changes in funding and support.

The report looks at the financial position of HE students in England in the academic year 2014 to 2015.

 

25 September 2019

Special educational needs survey 2021

Guidance

This guide contains information to help local authorities submit data for the SEN2 2021 survey. It includes:

 

25 September 2019

Special educational needs survey: guide to submitting data

Guidance

The SEN2 survey is a statutory data collection that takes place every January. You must complete a statutory collection by law unless there’s a good reason not to.

The survey collects information on:

This survey should not be confused with the annual school census, which also collects data on the number of pupils with SEN statements and EHC plans.

 

25 September 2019

Teacher subject specialism training (TSST) courses

Guidance

TSST is available for academic year 2019 to 2020 in:

The purpose of TSST is to:

The training is free of charge to participants.

 

26 September 2019

Education Secretary: Do more for disadvantaged students

News story

Gavin Williamson wants universities to do everything they can to ensure students complete their courses and reduce dropout rates.

 

26 September 2019

Planned LA and school expenditure: 2019 to 2020 financial year

Official Statistics

Local authorities are required under Section 251 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 to submit education and children’s social care budget statements.

The statements contain details of local authorities’ funding plans for the coming financial year.

 

26 September 2019

Participation Rates in Higher Education: 2006 to 2018

National Statistics

These statistics include the higher education participation rate for students who are:

Statistics are available by age, sex and mode of study (full-time or part-time). Experimental breakdowns are also included for level of study and provider type. Region of domicile data will follow at a later date.

 

26 September 2019

Phonics screening check and key stage 1 assessments: England 2019

National Statistics

Statistics which show provisional 2019 phonics and key stage 1 (KS1) results for pupils in schools in England at different levels, including:

The results are grouped by pupil characteristics which include:

The publication includes phonics results in year 1 and by the end of year 2, and KS1 teacher assessment for:

Please note that 2019 KS1 results in reading, maths and science are not comparable to 2018 due to changes to the teacher assessment frameworks. Results in writing are only comparable to 2018 and not previous years.

 

26 September 2019

Free schools leading the way with top primary school results

Press release

Free schools in England are helping give six and seven-year-olds the basic skills they need for future success, as they outperform other types of school for the fifth year in a row.

 

26 September 2019

Find, join or create a network for school business professionals

Guidance

This guide describes how business professionals working in schools can join or create a school business professional network. Networks help professionals to connect and share information.

The school business professional networks directory includes groups that provide peer-to-peer support to help with a broad range of work-related activity, including buying for schools.

You can find potential networks by regional schools commissioner (RSC) region. Inclusion in the directory does not constitute a recommendation by the Department for Education.

All levels of staff can benefit from being part of a network. A network offers many opportunities, including:

 

27 September 2019

Letters to academy trusts about poor performance

Collection

DfE letters to academy trusts about poor or inadequate performance or weaknesses in safeguarding, governance or financial management.

 

27 September 2019

Teachers' pay grant methodology

Guidance

This guidance is for:

It relates to local-authority-maintained schools and academies in England.

 

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