Free schools

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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Thirty-seven free schools which have been open for three years or more are still in temporary accommodation, Freedom of...

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'We’ve got a branding problem with the free schools programme,’ Unity Howard, the director of the New Schools Network, told a...

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

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Writing in The Times , the new education secretary Gavin Williamson says he wants ‘more free schools to shake things up and do...

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

GYCA is run by...

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Changing the reason for refusing a Freedom of Information request following an internal review is ‘not ideal’, the Information...

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Fifteen free schools changed hands in financial year 2018/19, Department for Education data reveals*. This brings the total of...

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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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It’s nearly nine years since the Academies Act was propelled through Parliament with the speed usually reserved for emergency...

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The building formerly used by the defunct Manchester Creative Studio is being occupied by property guardian company, Global Guardians, Freedom of...

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The Bishop Anthony Educational Trust (BEAT) has ‘not been successful enough’ in improving schools with significant weaknesses,...

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Payments made by Collective Spirit Free School (CSFS), Oldham, and Manchester Creative Studio (MCS) to a related party,...

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Delta Education Trust, formerly The Quay School Academy Trust, agreed a ‘recovery plan’ of £480k with the Education and Skills...

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It would cost too much reveal the purchase price of freeholds for free school sites, the Department for Education told me in...

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West London Primary Free School (WLPFS), London, which opened in 2013, needs replacement roofs, ceiling replacement and...

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