Academies

Deputy CEO to step up at top primary trust

REAch2 Academy Trust names its new CEO

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
school funding

Investigate trusts amassing ‘substantial reserves’, watchdog tells DfE

A report found mainstream school finances had “held up well" in recent years, despite austerity cuts and other funding...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

E-ACT chief executive suspended

Staff have been told that Jane Millward, chief executive of the 28-school trust, is 'away from work'

John Dickens
John Dickens
Academies

Academies minister asks top LA schools to ‘share the love’

Baroness Barran speaks to Schools Week in first interview since taking the job

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

DfE director Jonathan Duff to become east of England RSC

Current postholder Sue Baldwin steps down next year

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Ofsted

‘It’s the right time’: Amanda Spielman defends inspecting Covid-hit schools

The chief inspector came under fire from school leaders at an event who called routine Ofsted inspections mid-Covid "profoundly...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Academisation rate ‘unlikely to increase’ without new policies, DfE study finds

The rate of academy conversions in the next three years will be “limited to a steady rate” and is...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Academies

Church schools facing forced academy conversion

Catholic and Anglican chiefs say that multi-academy trusts can solve 'existential' threats

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Archdiocese ‘ruling by diktat’ as schools told to academise by 2023

The Archbishop of Birmingham has said academisation is an "essential" reform to protect Catholic education

Tom Belger
Tom Belger