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Information about the school census and the national pupil database

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In response to recent media  coverage, please find below some further information which sets out the rationale for collecting new data on nationality, country of birth and English language proficiency through the School Census, and corrects some misconceptions about who …

Written statement to Parliament: Primary education

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Today, 19 October 2016, Education Secretary Justine Greening announced new proposals to provide clarity for primary school teachers over the way their pupils are assessed. These proposals  including a pledge not to introduce any new tests before 2018, will bring …