Academies

The Department for Education (DfE) is ‘ minded to terminate ’ the funding agreement with Cuckoo Hall Academy Trust (CHAT) for Cuckoo Hall Academy...

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The Department for Education has sent a warning letter to REAch2 Academy Trust saying it is ‘minded to terminate’ the trust’s funding agreement to...

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Test results at former Downhills are higher today, says Gibb

Test results at Harris Academy Philip Lane, formerly...

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MP blames free school for falling roll at doomed Hameldon College

A local council will continue paying money under a...

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It’s not LAs who control schools but MATs

After a wait which exceeded the time limit for responding to Freedom of...

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I have just watched Emily Thornbury on the Andrew Marr show (11 Nov 2018) being asked about the view of the London Mayor that, “the problem would...

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57% of National Leaders of Governance work in LA schools

Over half of the National Leaders of Governance (NLGs), were...

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Prioritising data and results is endemic…

Ofsted has seen evidence of declining education quality driven by narrowing the...

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Great Yarmouth Charter Academy ‘closed’ after just one year

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy opened on 1 August 2017 when...

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...and fewer pupils eligible for free school meals

The top ten mainstream state-funded schools in England based on...

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Writing for LSN in 2014, the late Maurice Holt noted the ‘transatlantic...

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‘Ten years of success’ or five years of poor teaching? Can’t be both

‘ The Folkestone Academy is absolutely a success...

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Brings total of warning letters issued in 2018 to over 80

The Department for Education (DfE) has today added 25 schools...

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Bonus points: which claims are being probed by UK statistics watchdog

Which of the following were used by Damian Hinds,...

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If free schools were aimed at empowering parents then they've failed

‘The very basis of the free school programme is to...

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Hinds says Rayner is ‘plain wrong’ – but she isn’t

Labour’s shadow secretary of state for education, Angela Rayner, is ‘...

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SchoolsCompany Trust and Bright Tribe included

It might be expected that academy trusts criticised for their finances...

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'Several papers' at Harris Primary Academy Kent House wiped

The Standards and Testing agency (STA) has annulled '...

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