Local schools

‘ 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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Jess Phillips, Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley, and the campaign group Save our Schools are organising a day of protest...

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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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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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Star Academies, I wrote yesterday , received a letter saying the Department for Education was ‘minded to terminate’ funding for Highfield...

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The purpose of schools is to fill the heads of children with knowledge. Who could argue with that? It’s obvious right?

‘Self...

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This was the subject of the Channel 4 ‘Dispatches’ programme broadcast on 4 February 2019.

As the number of children leaving...

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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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This article contains many quotes from others (follow the links). All such quotes are in italics. The blog site ‘Reclaiming Schools’ has...

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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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Thousands of schools under local authority stewardship haven’t been independently audited for more than five years, a Schools Week investigation...

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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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57% of National Leaders of Governance work in LA schools

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

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I refer to the work of Professor Rebecca (Becky) Allen , Director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science, UCL Institute of Education, who...

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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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No evidence of monitoring for eight PSBP projects, NAO found

The Department for Education (DfE) told the National Audit...

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