EBACC AND IMPARTIAL ADVICE TO PUPILS
The Key, which provides an information service for school leaders answering their queries, has found, through its feedback, that School leaders are particularly concerned about the potential conflict of interest that could arise as schools seek impartially to consider each pupil’s learning needs ,when helping them choose their Key Stage 4 options. Clearly schools will be keenly aware that they will be measured from now on ,by the number of their pupils who attain the EBacc benchmark. Will this affect the advice they give to their pupils, one wonders ? If Heads are already expressing concerns in this area we should sit up and listen.