School types

Trent Valley Academy, Gainsborough, was officially opened in June 2010 by the Duke of Gloucester. The new-build academy, which...

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Hanson School, Bradford , has been waiting to become an academy since 2011. Two trusts, SPTA and WCAT, abandoned the school....

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Young people educated in a private secondary school were 12 percentage points more likely than their state-educated peers to...

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Trustees of Langdale Free School, Blackpool, formerly a private school which became state-funded in 2013, have been criticised...

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Proposals for new free schools have to include an impact assessment. These estimate the likely effect of the new provision on...

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The International Academy of Greenwich (IAG), a free school opened in September 2016, has announced its closure.

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Richard Tice is the CEO of Quidnet Capital LLP, an asset management firm specialising in real estate. He joined the firm from CLS Holdings, a ‘...

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£200k was paid by the Department for Education to Deloitte to wind up the notorious Wakefield City Academies Trust , BBC’s...

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

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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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'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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This site’s being saying it for years: reforms to state education in England introduced by Michael Gove are a retrograde step...

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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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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 Weald of Kent Grammar School (WKGS) opened an ‘annexe’ in Sevenoaks in 2017. It was suspected at the time that the annexe’s...

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The National Audit Office has criticised the support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in...

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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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