Legal News

Permission for judicial review refused for attempt to get data excluded from annual primary school performance tables (Governing Body of Larkhall School v Secretary of State for Education)

Permission for judicial review refused for attempt to get data excluded from annual primary school performance tables (Governing Body of Larkhall School v Secretary of State for Education)
Published on: 19 October 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Permission for judicial review refused for attempt to get data excluded from annual primary school performance tables (Governing Body of Larkhall School v Secretary of State for Education)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • West Horndon
  • Irrationality
  • Refusal to disaggregate
  • Case details

Article summary

Local Government analysis: The Upper Tribunal (UT) refused permission for a Judicial Review challenge to the Secretary of State for Education’s technical guidance on data compilation regarding attainment and progress metrics for primary school pupils. The application also sought to challenge the refusal to permit disaggregation of data relating to the attainment of children with special educational needs or disability who were educated in a distinct unit within a mainstream school from that school’s annual statistical report for the purposes of inclusion in performance tables. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

Popular documents