School types

When a local authority school is judged inadequate, a directive academy order (DAO) is issued. This means the school must close...

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Pupils at Michaela Community School achieved stellar GCSE results in 2019, the first year the school entered pupils for GCSE...

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The notorious SchoolsCompany Trust was stripped of its academies in 2018 after the discovery of serious failings at three...

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Five letters warning academy trusts that their funding may be stopped following inadequate judgements were published yesterday. I reported on...

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The Academies Enterprise Trust, one of England’s largest multi-academy trust with 61 academies, has received a second letter...

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Academy trusts must ‘control the narrative’ which has been dominated by opponents of academization, says the Confederation of...

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The Learning Link Multi Academy Trust which runs four primary schools in Dudley has been served with a Financial Notice to...

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Khalsa Secondary Academy, a Sikh free school in Buckinghamshire, has been sent a ‘minded to terminate’ letter by the area’s...

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The Department of Education ‘does not anticipate’ receiving the independent investigative report into the former executive...

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‘MAT performance data should not be used to infer performance of the MAT system as a whole,’ the Department for Education says...

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Hackney New School closed for a fresh start at the end of October after the free school had been downgraded from good to...

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Trent Valley Academy, Gainsborough, was officially opened in June 2010 by the Duke of Gloucester. The new-build academy, which...

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Hanson School, Bradford , has been waiting to become an academy since 2011. Two trusts, SPTA and WCAT, abandoned the school....

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Young people educated in a private secondary school were 12 percentage points more likely than their state-educated peers to...

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Trustees of Langdale Free School, Blackpool, formerly a private school which became state-funded in 2013, have been criticised...

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Proposals for new free schools have to include an impact assessment. These estimate the likely effect of the new provision on...

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The International Academy of Greenwich (IAG), a free school opened in September 2016, has announced its closure.

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Richard Tice is the CEO of Quidnet Capital LLP, an asset management firm specialising in real estate. He joined the firm from CLS Holdings, a ‘...

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