School types

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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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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The ethnicity ‘attainment gap’

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has produced a table showing ‘attainment gaps’ for ethnic...

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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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05.08.19 by

Farewell then, Damian Hinds. Perhaps it’s too soon to assess your legacy, but given the survival rate of recent education secretaries, perhaps we...

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Four University Technical Colleges (UTCs), schools providing technical education for 14-19 year olds, changed hands in financial...

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

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