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Weekly DfE Publications W/C 18.02.2018

Attitudes to STEM subjects by gender at key stage 4

Research and analysis

This research looks at the different attitudes of male and female students in key stage 4, when thinking about STEM subjects. It examines which subjects they thought were:

It is based on data from the second Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE2).

Selective Schools Expansion Fund: successful applications, 2018 to 2019

Transparency data

The first round of the Selective Schools Expansion Fund (SSEF) will provide funding of £49.3 million for 16 expansion projects. This will create over 2,700 more grammar school places.

The fair access and partnership plans of the 16 successful schools from the first round of the Selective Schools Expansion Fund can be accessed here. These plans set out the actions the schools have committed to take to increase the numbers of pupil premium pupils applying for and obtaining a place. The first year of implementation for these plans is the 2020 school year.

Early education and childcare

Statutory guidance

This guidance is for local authorities.

It relates to their duties under section 2 of the Childcare Act 2016 and sections 6, 7, 7A, 9A, 12 and 13 of the Childcare Act 2006.

It contains information on:

School preference data collections 2019: guide


This guide provides local authorities with information about the school preference data collections including:

Academy transfers and funding England financial year 2017 to 2018

Official Statistics

Analysis of the number of academies that have moved trusts between the 2013 to 2014 and 2017 to 2018 financial years and the total grant funding provided.

Further education and skills data

Statistical data set

Information on learners, learning programmes and learner achievement.

Teacher Recruitment Bulletin


The Teacher Recruitment Bulletin has replaced the School Direct bulletin. This is a monthly bulletin with the latest news on teacher recruitment for schools and ITT providers.

Primary school accountability


The technical guide is for all primary schools. It sets out how primary school accountability measures are calculated for the school performance tables.

There’s also:

Open academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs

Transparency data

These spreadsheets show:

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