Five warnings to academy trusts were published by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) in June and July.
DRB Ignite Multi Academy...Read More
Avonbourne International Business and Enterprise Trust (AIBET) is in financial difficulties. It runs two Bournemouth academies, Harewood College...Read More
A comprehensive school accepts pupils irrespective of prior attainment.
A grammar school accepts only pupils who pass a selection test....Read More
The ‘headlines’ in the New School Network publication The Case for Free Schools are puff statements. In particular, the data is dragooned to...Read More
The New Schools Network (NSN) has published a blurb called The Case for Free Schools.
It would be tempting, but wrong, to write a case...Read More
Rutland County College, a sixth form annexe to Casterton Business and Enterprise College (CBEC) based in Oakham, announced closure in April after...Read More
(This post has been rewritten to reflect the broad nature of this campaign)
This Weekend's Survation poll found that 26% of voters changed...Read more
This year nearly 40% of children in their last year at primary school have been told they did not reach the ‘expected standard’ in Key Stage 2...Read more
Avonbourne International Business and Enterprise Trust (AIBET) is in financial difficulties. It runs two Bournemouth academies, Harewood College...Read more
Kathleen Mitchell, champion of comprehensive schools and social education, died on 22 May 2017. She was aged 100.
Kathleen didn’t start out...Read more
The Conservative Party policy on grammar schools is abhorrent. It would take a blog and a half to recount all the evidence that has been...Read more
The Department for Education (DfE) appears to be trying to bury the cost of transferring academies from one multi-academy trust to another – a...Read more