Ofsted chief accuses schools of ‘gaming’ the system by entering pupils for easy GCSEs rather than ones that are right for them in a bid to move up league tables

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.’

Read full article here Ofsted chief accuses schools of ‘gaming’ the system by entering pupils for easy GCSEs rather than ones that are right for them in a bid to move up league tables

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