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Off-rolling: One in 12 students 'disappeared' from mainstream schools

The practice of removing difficult or underachieving pupils from school rolls in order to artificially inflate GCSE results is – unfortunately – well documented, but a recent report has brought the true scale of so-called “off-rolling” to light. 

Freelance educationalist journalist, Chris Parr, recently spoke to Professor Pat Thomson about school off-rolling, and how it can affect the most at-risk pupils.

You can read the full article, which has been published today in SecEd - the voice for secondary education.

 

 

Posted on Wednesday 1st May 2019

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