Janet Downs: Six academies in limbo as academy chain folds. How far is ex-schools minister Lord Hill to blame?
The Prospects Academies Trust has announced it is to wind up, the Independent reports. Prospects had already been “paused” by the Department of Education (DfE) because two of its six academies were in special measures. The Trust’s chairman, Peter Evans, says the inability to expand has limited their resources. It’s not the first time Prospects has railed against being ... read more and comment →
Latest comment by Janet Downs: "UPDATE. An Ofsted inspection of Prospects' Gloucester Academy was published on 23 May 2014. The inspection had taken place on 1 April. Ofsted judged Gloucester Academy Inadequate. Inspectors noted the sponsors had changed on 1 April 2014 from ......"Comment + Debate