Education News Round-Up October 12th

New wave of super-size secondary schools planned
Councils across England are planning a new wave of “super-size” secondary schools of between 12 and 16 form groups for each year, a report says.
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High migrant numbers have ‘no impact’ on English students, study shows
A large number of migrant children in a school can lead to worse exam results in many countries, but not in England, according to research.
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MPs want better help for poorer pupils
“Urgent steps” are needed to ensure more effective support for two million disadvantaged pupils in England, a report from a committee of MPs warns.
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Be ‘boring and predictable’, teachers told – and don’t nag
Teachers should be “boring and predictable” rather than trying to be “matey” with their students, independent school headteachers have said.
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