Academies

Yesterday, this site questioned the reliability of the Department for Education (DfE) plan for recovering longer term advances...

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Delta Education Trust, formerly The Quay School Academy Trust, agreed a ‘recovery plan’ of £480k with the Education and Skills...

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The Department for Education ( DfE ) says ‘additional funding’ to academies may be provided ‘In the most serious cases’. But...

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Aspirations Academies Trust (AAT) is one of seven academy trusts which owed the Education and Skills Funding Agency £1m or more...

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Seven academy trusts owed more than £1m each by the end of March 2018, the Department for Education has revealed*. Here are...

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Harris Federation, which runs 47 academies in the London area, owes the Department for Education £617,500, a Freedom of...

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‘ Outsourcing has been hit by a string of recent failures, but that does not mean that outsourcing has failed. Labour should...

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Aspire Academy opened in 2014 as a stand-alone alternative provision free school. It was transferred to TBAP in 2017 after...

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The Chief Executive of Silver Birch Academy, Patricia Davies, ‘ordered schools to cheat in SATs tests’, a former head teacher told Panorama....

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Inspiration Trust, the multi-academy trust (MAT) linked to schools minister Lord Agnew, has received a letter saying the...

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You wait for ages for Ofsted to judge multi-academy trusts then several MAT-wide reports arrive at once.

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Thomas Marshall, head of Baverstock Foundation School from September 2010 and then executive head of Baverstock Academy from...

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Turner Schools ‘blazed’ into Folkestone ‘a few years ago’, claims an article in the local council’s magazine . An unfortunate...

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93 academy trusts failed to send their accounts for year ending 31 August 2018 to the Department for Education (DfE) by the...

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The values of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust are ‘clear, explicit and shared across the trust’, Ofsted wrote in its second...

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The Great Yarmouth Charter Academy, which won notoriety when it opened in September 2017 for saying sick pupils should vomit in...

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Oasis Community Learning, which has run academies since 2007, has been sent a warning letter threatening to withdraw funding for...

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E-ACT, a long-established multi-academy trust with a chequered past , has been served with warning letters saying the Department...

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