Academies

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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Delce Academy, a junior school in Rochester, is at the centre of a puzzle about a controversial £400k commercial loan considered...

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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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Leigh Academies Trust (LAT) took over two primary schools in Tonbridge, Horsmonden and Paddock Wood, earlier this month but 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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Nutrition standards in schools may not be met if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, some councils warn. The BBC reported that these local...

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Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey has again been judged to require improvement by Ofsted. Its provision for 16-19 year-olds was good...

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Controversial Great Yarmouth Charter Academy (GYCA) was judged good this month.

GYCA is run by...

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Nearly £8m was awarded in grant funding (aka transfer fees) to academies which changed hands in financial year 2018/19,...

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Nine academies run by notorious academy trust Bright Tribe were transferred to new trusts in the financial year 2018/19,...

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The total cost of transferring academies from one trust to another now totals £31m, newly released Department for Education data...

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It’s vital to fight fake news, education secretary Damian Hinds said in a recent press release .

He’s...

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Fulwood Academy in Preston has been less than good since it opened in 2009. It’s surprising, then, that the stand-alone academy...

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Local authority maintained schools are slightly more likely to be good or better than academies, newly-released data from the...

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Academies should be allowed to return to the stewardship of their local authority if teachers, parents and locals support the...

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An alternative provision unit run by TBAP, the academy trust investigated by Panorama in March after whistleblowers alleged...

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