Academies

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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Bright Tribe and its associated trust, ALAT, face a possible £1.8m clawback by the Department for Education, Schools Week...

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The Department for Education has written off up to £5.7m owed by the notorious academy trust, SchoolsCompany, Schools Week...

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The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), the unit within the Department for Education (DfE) which deals with school funding, asked the...

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Bright Tribe Trust and Perry Beeches The Academy Trust are both still listed on the Department for Education’s approved academy...

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The Department for Education, I’ve been told , does not hold information about a ‘charge’ in favour of the education secretary...

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Magna Academy. Poole, was judged outstanding in 2015 and would normally be exempt from further inspection unless concerns were...

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Trying to discover what happened to the unsatisfied part of a ‘charge’ relating to freehold property held by Isle of Portland...

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