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‘I’m working in parts of England with white British populations where the parents don’t care,’ said former Chief Ofsted inspector, Sir Michael...

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Six turbulent years for free school in Tyne and Wear

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

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In 2016, English primary pupils were ‘the first pupils to take part in the PIRLS study since the Government’s education reforms in 2010,’ said...

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

 Thirty years ago this summer the Great...

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Capital costs for free schools opened in 2015 and later have not been published by the Department for Education (DfE).

The only free school...

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‘Academy chains are disproportionately found amongst the top 20 of secondary school groups’, says the Education Policy Institute (EPI) in its...

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An open meeting will be held on 20 June in Rugby, Warwickshire, to probe the sudden departure of Lois Reed, head of Ashlawn School, a bilateral...

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The LSE academies report contains ‘certain assumptions that cannot go unchallenged’, says Leora Cruddas, CEO of the Freedom and Autonomy for...

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Press release from LSE:

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

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Greenwich Council, recently criticised for paying £1.5m  to an academy trust mainly for land the council already owned, forked out £13m to change...

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

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The ‘north/south attainment gap’ claimed to exist by The Sutton Trust, The Social Mobility Foundation, the DfE, the National Schools Commissioner...

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£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...

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‘Free schools have largely been set up in areas with a need for more school places,’ research* from NFER and Sutton Trust shows.    It’s good...

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It's likely more state schools will struggle to balance their books as the funding crisis bites.  This makes it equally likely they will need...

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