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DfE compensated Southall College for costs re proposed Floreat Southall School

The Department for Education (DfE) paid...

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Not additional funding – must be repaid

Academy trusts received £4,734,656.00 of advances in the financial year 2017/18,...

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FoI request for details of grants for 2016/17 delayed

Five days ago, I wrote about the refusal of the Department for...

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Zero-tolerance risks exclusions for minor incidents

It’s reasonable for schools to have ‘zero-tolerance’ policies towards...

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Free school run by Floreat Education Academies Trust closed at the end of term 

Floreat Brentford, a primary free school,...

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Too hasty to say higher results in global reading test are due to policy changes

‘Good phonics teaching, as highlighted by...

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Publication would prejudice how public affairs are run

Academies struggling with their finances can in exceptional...

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Pupils told inspectors they now feel safe in school

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy (GYCA) became notorious when it opened...

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Capital costs and statutory redundancies no longer in data

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

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

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

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

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

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Crumbling Cumbrian school will receive ‘substantial capital investment’

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

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Gaps in provision mean many pupils will miss out

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

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DfE must address major concerns

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

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Consider these quotes from this recent Guardian article.

The system is now pushing schools and their heads to prioritise “the interests of...

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