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‘The school revolution’: how reforms are transforming schools

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

A DfE film including interviews and footage of innovative practice in the classroom.


‘The school revolution’: how reforms are transforming schools


This film shows how education reforms over the last 4 years are transforming schools in England.

It includes comment by headteachers, teachers, governors and educationalists who have:

  • played leading roles in introducing the reforms
  • been on the frontline and witnessed first-hand the benefits the reforms have already had

The participants explain how the academies and free schools programmes have given great heads and teachers more freedom to:

  • innovate
  • spread their excellence
  • use their energy, talent and skills in different ways