Jonny Uttley

Jonny Uttley is the CEO of The Education Alliance Multi-Academy Trust, a group of 12 schools in East Yorkshire, Hull and York.

Why are schools ‘off-rolling’ pupils?

Schools dramatically change a child’s life chances, as I’ve seen in my 24 years of teaching. How we measure their performance couldn’t be more important, but in recent years it’s gone wrong. The key metric that secondary schools in England are judged on is called ‘Progress 8’. It looks at the progress that students make