Unions claim DfE rules have been 'abused or ignored' to help the Diocese of Hallam academise all its school
Ex-permanent secretary says academisation has left school system 'more centralised than it should be'
The Catholic MAT drive boosts the DfE's flagging academy agenda, and dioceses say schools are reaping rewards - but...
DfE wants 'successive' 'requires improvement' and 'inadequate' schools moved into MATs
Ministers 'open to slightly different models of partnership' as schools white paper looms
Academies boasted record levels of spare cash and continued to expand amid the pandemic, Kreston's annual benchmarking report shows
The leeway given to Nuneaton Academy raised eyebrows, with other academies and maintained schools facing swifter intervention
Trust set up to take on challenging schools is going national
Highest court throws out appeal bid from trustees seeking compensation for commercial facilities on school site