Academies

Catholic turnaround trust eyes coasting or cash-strapped schools

Such new trusts could help the DfE fix low Christian academisation rates and the chronic problem of schools strugging...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Ofsted

Free school wins reinspection after Ofsted conflict of interest allegation

Doncaster's XP East complained about 'unprofessional conduct' of inspection team over 'requires improvement' rating

James Carr
James Carr
Schools white paper

Free school charity: All-MAT sector would mean ‘death’ of innovation

Ministers' favoured institutions won't be replicated if white paper scraps standalone academies, charity warns

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Everything you need to know about the ESFA review

The agency will be stripped of academy oversight, lose hundreds of staff and face a governance shakeup after the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

DfE ‘pauses’ diocese academy drive after legal challenge

Unions have challenged the DfE's decision to approve Catholic Diocese of Hallam conversions before governing bodies had voted

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Education director leaves E-ACT as CEO remains suspended

Staff told senior leader would be absent 'for the foreseeable future'

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Harris looks set to take over troubled East London Science School

Trust and school are well-known for high-profile political connections

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Eight become nine as DfE shakes up RSC regions

London to get new RSC and other areas redrawn to align regions with rest of government

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Let schools quit trusts and create super-regulator to complete academisation, ministers told

Ex-adviser also calls for 'range of new powers' for councils under fully-academised system

Tom Belger
Tom Belger