Tag: RSCs

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As one regional schools commissioner ponders whether a school can voluntarily quit its multi-academy trust, education consultant Simon Foulkes examines the legal issues Schools occasionally leave one multi-academy...
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A regional schools commissioner is about to make an “unprecedented” decision on whether a primary school can voluntarily quit its multi-academy trust. Christine Quinn, the RSC for the...
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The government has brought local authorities back into the fold as part of new “sub-regional improvement boards” set up to advise school commissioners on struggling schools. The structure,...
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A regional schools commissioner who temporarily stepped in to preside over another area has agreed 21 academy conversions and approved the opening of a new sixth form at...
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The nomination process to elect headteachers and academy trust bosses onto influential boards that advise regional schools commissioners has launched today. The Department for Education has given top...
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The editorial last week led to more responses than any other in Schools Week’s history. Here, one headteacher board member responds to the criticism – and our editor...
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Regional schools commissioner Tim Coulson is stepping down from the role to head up a multi-academy trust – leaving just three originals RSCs still in post. Coulson, commissioner...
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There aren’t enough good academy sponsors ready to take over the number of failing schools in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, a new analysis of regional school commissioner (RSC)...
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A local authority has taken the unusual step of pleading with a regional schools commissioner for an inadequate academy to get a new sponsor. Wolverhampton council wrote to...
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A schools commissioner offered a troubled academy trust a “sweetheart deal” to quietly shift its schools to avoid information about its failings being made public. Jennifer Bexon-Smith (pictured),...
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An academy permitted by its regional schools commissioner to change the year groups it admits has cancelled the plan for September after just nine pupils applied for places....