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STA investigated St Matthew’s CofE, Hillingdon, for ‘maladministration'

The Standards and Testing Agency has annulled...

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Dr Montacute’s  article is linked to a Sutton Trust media release of 31 July 2018, purporting to show that high attaining disadvantaged pupils...

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2017 assessments even more baffling than those for 2016 openers

Two days ago, I highlighted puzzling aspects of impact...

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Bizarre assessments don’t inspire confidence

When free school proposals are approved, the Department for Education does a...

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Shoring up schools needs to be open and fair

If a shop goes bust, it’s likely to quickly close its doors.

But this...

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Test results for English reading and Maths quashed

Teachers at Harris Academy Philip Lane ‘over-aided’ Year 6 pupils...

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Over £.5m to Redhill Academy – but which trust?

£546,656 was given to Redhill Academy to support financial recovery in...

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Financial Notice to Improve issued in 2016

The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA), an all-through academy...

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Transferred to University of Kent trust with ‘inherited deficit’

Chatham Grammar Schools for Girls (CGSG) was given a £51k...

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ULT surprise name among academies given DfE grants to stabilise finances

United Learning Trust (ULT) was given £685,674k...

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Lilac Sky trust given  £122k by DfE in same financial year

Lilac Sky Schools Academies Trust (LSSAT) became notorious in...

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SchoolsCompany Trust had ‘liquidity’ issues

The SchoolsCompany Trust, which is losing The Goodwin Academy and its three...

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£4m in grants awarded - and they don't have to be repaid

Over four million pounds in total was given to fourteen...

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St Anthony’s, Glos, one of at least five free schools closed this month

St Anthony’s Free school, Gloucestershire, has...

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Inspiration would run Trafalgar College and GY (VA) High by September 2016, DfE officals said

But no...

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