Academies

Starting on Monday, 25 February at 13.45 on Radio 4, The Secret History of a School follows the history of one school, St...

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When Royal Greenwich UTC failed to recruit enough students and was judged to require improvement, it closed in 2016 for a ‘fresh...

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Floreat Silver Meadow primary school was due to open in September 2018 in a brand-new building. But the long-awaited school,...

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A union warning to teachers in catholic schools about academization has been rebuffed by education secretary Damian Hinds (see...

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Damian Hinds, the education secretary, appears to believe schools which aren’t academies are not making ‘right decisions’. He’s quoted in Schools...

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The amount given in ‘exceptional grants’ to academies to stabilise their accounts in the financial year 2018/19 was nearly twice...

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It’s full-speed ahead for promoting academisation at the Department for Education (DfE). Education secretary Damian Hinds called...

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£3,559,097 was given out by the Department for Education in ‘exceptional grants’ to stabilise finances in the financial year...

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There’s been a ‘notable change’ in the DfE’s ‘delivery model’ since 2010, says the Institute for Government*. The academies...

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Schools minister Lord Agnew continues to be involved in Inspiration Trust, the multi-academy trust (MAT) running academies in...

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Check your knowledge of the goings-on in education in England during 2018

Who slated the Department for Education (DfE) about the... Read more

Bourne End Academy, a converter academy in Buckinghamshire with Wycombe High School Academy Trust (WHSAT), was given a grant of £150k in financial...

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‘…studies of the impact of the academies programme show little difference between the performance of academies and local authority maintained...

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Primary school pupils in multi-academy trusts (MATs) made the least progress in reading, official data issued last week reveals.

Surely...

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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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