Thirty-seven free schools which have been open for three years or more are still in temporary accommodation, Freedom of Information reveals.No free school opened in 2011 is still in temporary buildings.  Only one 2012 opener, Cobham Free School, is still partly in temporary... Read more

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The Times published three articles today about special needs funding in England.  A good thing, you might think, given the two...

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The Learning Today Leading Tomorrow (LTLT) trust has been told its funding for the Rugby Free Secondary School could be ended. ...

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The official academy sponsor list*, updated by the Department for Education yesterday, still contains names of troubled academy...

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Turner Schools describes its mission as ‘sea-change’, committed to ‘contributing to the next phase of the regeneration’ of the...

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 Rodillian Academy Trust which runs four academies in Yorkshire has been slapped with its second Financial Notice to Improve (FNtI), Schools Week...

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‘Severe delays’ in issuing Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (...

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Eight years ago, Lord Griffiths of Burry Port gave a character assessment of the then education secretary in a debate on the...

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Behaviourism is back and it’s taking over

A ‘delivery’ paradigm is taking over English schools. In our marketised  education system the...

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Medway council considered granting a ‘commercial loan’ to the Delce Academy, Rochester, for a classroom block to house new...

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Campaigners in Buckinghamshire are calling for the 11+ test to be abandoned after errors were found in an 11+ test paper taken...

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The International Academy of Greenwich, a free school mired in planning difficulties* since it opened, has been judged to...

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Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson’s chief adviser who was once consigliere to Michael Gove at the Department for Education, is ‘...

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Free schools had ‘particular success’ in key stage 1 Assessments, says schools minister Nick Gibb in the Department for...

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Wakefield City Academies Trust (WCAT) was once hailed as an ‘outstanding’ academy trust by former education secretary Nicky...

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Pupils in England are more segregated by ability than almost every other country in the world, analysis by John Jerrim,...

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Medway council considered granting a ‘commercial loan’ to the Delce Academy, Rochester, for a classroom block to house new...

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The media arm of the Department for Education has at last mentioned provision for special educational needs and disabilities (...

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Seventeen of 41 free schools opened in the academic year 2018/19 have no on-site sports facilities, a belated Freedom of...

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