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Weekly DfE Publications - W/C 12/03/2018

The cadet experience: understanding cadet outcomes 

This report assesses the impact of being a cadet on students, and the value of the cadet expansion programme (CEP) which establishes new cadet units in schools.

It presents the findings from 2 work phases carried out between November 2014 and June 2015 and the analysis of matched administrative data during the spring of 2016 including:

Return to Teaching pilot: guidance and application form

The Department for Education invites school partnerships to become Return to Teaching pilot schools. The pilot will provide grant funding for schools to support former teachers returning from career breaks to teach priority subjects.

The pilot is open to school partnerships in the West Midlands, the South East and South London, including:

Regulating independent schools

Information on the government’s policy on:

30 hours free childcare: spring term 2018

This publication includes data on the use of 30 hours free childcare in the second term of national rollout from January to March 2018.

It includes;

Absence rates by gender, age and free school meal status

Examination of school absence data for evidence that disadvantaged girls are not attending school due to ‘period poverty’.

Period poverty is a term used to explain that some people cannot afford the cost of female sanitary products.

Completion and attainment ready reckoner for 16 to 18: 2017

The document includes the national average attainment in each:

Providers can use these figures to calculate completion and attainment scores.

Completion and attainment is a measure for school sixth forms and colleges, which is used in the 16 to 18 performance tables.

You can also read the 16 to 18 accountability technical guide

 to learn more about the completion and attainment measure.

Academy sponsor contact list

This document gives contact details for approved academy sponsors, including the lead regional school commissioner (RSC) region.

It is useful for:

Alternative Provision Innovation Fund

The Alternative Provision Innovation Fund is a £4 million grant funding programme launched to support innovative practices that will deliver better outcomes for children in alternative provision.

These documents provide:


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