Impact of Covid-19 on attainment: initial analysis

Read our report to see if your Progress Test Series and New Group Reading Test scores are typical following the disrupted learning of 2020.


Why reading is the key to GCSE success

New study highlights the importance of reading to the whole school curriculum.


Crunched by numbers? What schools can do to reduce the data burden

Report shows how effective data can reduce teacher workload.


Doubting Miss Daisies: the link between low self-esteem and under-performance in girls

Low self-esteem can have a direct effect on reading attainment, particularly for girls, according to our new report looking at assessment data of over 40,000 pupils. Read the findings, real case studies and our recommended interventions.


Dangerous diet: how exam rations endanger a broad and balanced curriculum

According to our teacher survey, 65% of teachers say that the GCSE flight path starts too early. This report reveals the impact this can have on both teachers and students, as well as providing practical ideas that schools can use at Key Stage 3.


Closing the Gap: How a narrow curriculum disadvantages the disadvantaged

A narrow curriculum can have particularly severe consequences for disadvantaged children. This report seeks to uncover the ‘costs’ of a more restrictive curriculum, as well as offer some effective strategies schools and Trusts are implementing to address these issues.


Children’s Wellbeing: Pupil Attitudes to Self and School Report 2018

Our new report, Children’s Wellbeing: Pupil Attitudes to Self and School, highlights the key trends from across the UK, and provides practical ideas that schools can put into place to identify and support students who are at risk.


Hidden talents: the overlooked children whose poor verbal skills mask potential

The high verbal bias of much of the school curriculum only serves to mask hidden potential in science, maths and engineering