Here’s the comment of our Chief Executive, Sir Kevan Collins, on today’s article in the TES, ‘Schools are harming low-ability pupils’ chances by teaching in sets, academics say’, which reports some of the initial findings of an EEF trial led by Prof. Becky Francis
You can read more about the trial Best Practice in Grouping Students here. The findings reported in the TES focus on the engagement of schools in the project. The independent evaluation report, looking at the impact of the project, will be published in summer 2018.
You can read the summary of the evidence on setting and streaming in our Teaching and Learning Toolkit here: