ASCL in the News

August 2019

ASCL comment in articles on declining popularity of English A level
14 August 2019
Daily Telegraph
Schools Week
The Guardian
The Times
TES
Daily Mail

ASCL comment on Labour's plans to abolish university offers based on predicted grades
14 August 2019
The Guardian
BBC News
TES
The Irish News
The Independent

ASCL comment in article which suggests class inequality widens in academies that are more likely to recruit unqualified teachers
14 August 2019
The Independent

ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton interviewed about the cost of school uniforms
13 August 2019
BBC Radio Norfolk (item starts 11.46)

ASCL comment in article on how university unconditional A-level offers undermine schools
13 August 2019
TES

ASCL comment in article on 62 private schools withdrawing from the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
12 August 2019
Schools Week

ASCL comment in article predicting maths A level having lowest pass mark in history this year
10 August 2019
Daily Telegraph

ASCL comment in article reporting the numbers of A level entries in Wales have fallen this year
9 August 2019
Wales Online

ASCL comment on delays to school funding boost detail
9 August 2019
TES

ASCL comment in article reporting more pupils excluded over racist abuse
7 August 2019
The Voice

ASCL comment in numerous articles following reports of increased numbers of students excluded from schools following assaults on teachers and pupils
13 August 2019
Halifax Courier
9 August 2019
Surrey Live

8 August 2019
Pocklington Post
Wigan Today

6 August 2019
Minster FM
Cambridgeshire Live
Clitheroe Advertiser and Times
Lancashire Post 

5 August 2019
Sunderland Echo
Peterborough Telegraph

ASCL comment in article on primary school at centre of LGBT protests reporting homophobic and far-right mail to police
4 August 2019
The Independent

4 August 2019
Pirate FM News

3 August 2019
Shropshire Star

2 August 2019
Derbyshire Times
The Hunts Post

1 August 2019
Spire FM
Mix 96
Wessex FM News

ASCL comment in article looking at the impact of pension and SEND cuts affecting extra £4.6 billion for education
2 August 2019
TES

ASCL comment on article 'Poorer pupils would miss out under PM's school funding pledge'
1 August 2019
Schools Week