Academies

You wait for ages for Ofsted to judge multi-academy trusts then several MAT-wide reports arrive at once.

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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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Turner Schools ‘blazed’ into Folkestone ‘a few years ago’, claims an article in the local council’s magazine . An unfortunate...

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93 academy trusts failed to send their accounts for year ending 31 August 2018 to the Department for Education (DfE) by the...

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The values of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust are ‘clear, explicit and shared across the trust’, Ofsted wrote in its second...

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The Great Yarmouth Charter Academy, which won notoriety when it opened in September 2017 for saying sick pupils should vomit in...

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Oasis Community Learning, which has run academies since 2007, has been sent a warning letter threatening to withdraw funding for...

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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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Star Academies, formerly Tauheedul Academies Trust, regularly features in government announcements about high-performing schools...

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Starting on Monday, 25 February at 13.45 on Radio 4, The Secret History of a School follows the history of one school, St...

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When Royal Greenwich UTC failed to recruit enough students and was judged to require improvement, it closed in 2016 for a ‘fresh...

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Floreat Silver Meadow primary school was due to open in September 2018 in a brand-new building. But the long-awaited school,...

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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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The amount given in ‘exceptional grants’ to academies to stabilise their accounts in the financial year 2017/18 was nearly twice...

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It’s full-speed ahead for promoting academisation at the Department for Education (DfE). Education secretary Damian Hinds called...

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£3,559,097 was given out by the Department for Education in ‘exceptional grants’ to stabilise finances in the financial year...

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