According to Daily Mail, a minority of schools are still gaming the system and putting their own interests above that of students, Ofsted has warned.
It warned that some are failing to act with integrity, with England’s most disadvantaged pupils most likely to lose out as a result.
The report adds: ‘Some actions that schools take may have a beneficial impact on the school’s performance data but be of limited benefit or even at odds with the best interests of pupils.’
Ofsted chief Amanda Spielman said: ‘Exam results are important but have to reflect real achievement. We should not incentivise apparent success without substance.’
‘These children need and deserve a proper, substantial, broad education, for as long as schools have them.’
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