Capital costs and statutory redundancies no longer in dataAcademy transfer costs for financial year 2017/18 show 255 academies moved between trusts in the financial year 2017/18.    This takes the total number of academies transferred since April 2013 to 628, or 3.3% of all... Read more

Most recent

Capital costs and statutory redundancies no longer in data

Academy transfer costs for financial year 2017/18 show 255...

Read More

All-through academy, previously good, facing reorganisation and redundancies

Turner Schools, a multi-academy trust (MAT)...

Read More

Sandymoor school boasted it would be ‘outstanding from day one’

When Sandymoor free school opened in Runcorn in 2012 as...

Read More

Crumbling Cumbrian school will receive ‘substantial capital investment’

At last, after ten years, Whitehaven Academy is...

Read More

Gaps in provision mean many pupils will miss out

Education secretary Damian Hinds has announced a £5m fund for twenty ‘...

Read More

DfE must address major concerns

The Public Accounts Committee’s report into the way the Department for Education (DfE)...

Read More

Most Read

£1.5m was awarded to Leigh Academies Trust (LAT) when it took over Corelli College, a stand-alone converter academy in Greenwich run by Corelli...

Read more

This year marks a significant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

 Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

Read more

Redundancies at Great Yarmouth Charter Academy threaten ‘broadest’ curriculum

Inspiration Trust runs two secondary schools...

Read more

Press release from LSE:

The rapid conversion of state schools to academies since 2010 has resulted in the majority of such schools having...

Read more

Six turbulent years for free school in Tyne and Wear

Grindon Hall Christian School, Tyne and Wear, has had six turbulent...

Read more

Competition from free schools contributed to financial difficulties which led to Corelli College, Greenwich, being transferred to Leigh Academies...

Read more

Our Top Choices

This year marks a significant anniversary in the history of education policy in this country.

 Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

Read more

Press release from LSE:

The rapid conversion of state schools to academies since 2010 has resulted in the majority of such schools having...

Read more

Ofsted has now published inspection data for 2000-2005*, its Freedom of Information responses reveal. 

This is welcome.  I have long...

Read more
0

By law, the Education Secretary must ‘take into account the impact on other schools when assessing Free school applications.’    But how do we...

Read more

It’s dated March 2017 but it wasn’t published until today - the Ipsos-MORI analysis of the consultation about Schools that Work for Everyone which...

Read more

Selective schools put social cohesion at risk ‘for no clear improvement in overall results’.  That’s the conclusion of Durham University academics...

Read more

About Local Schools Network

The Local Schools Network celebrates and supports local schools. Join us, join up, join in - comment, question, and debate the key issues. Let us know what you are thinking and doing.

The Founders

Fiona Millar
Francis Gilbert
Henry Stewart
Melissa Benn