School funding

‘Fair funding’ promised by 2027, and 8 more school cash changes

Another DfE consultation on the national funding formula outlines raft of new proposals

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies, Ofsted

Academy trusts have limited impact on ‘stuck’ schools

Academisation no 'silver bullet' to save languishing schools, study suggests

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Holland Park staff and parents take MAT fight to High Court

The NEU is backing parents' bid to stop the standalone academy joining United Learning, claiming consultation was flawed

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Ex-academies ministers team up to torpedo schools bill powers

The government will also seek to amend its own legislation to require councils to consult more widely before converting...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Schools bill reforms could require 12,000 more academy trustees

Former government schools tsar warns of 'capacity issue' as ministers seek to move all schools into academy trusts

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Ark Schools risks losing academy over homophobia, harassment and SEND suspensions

The leading trust's school faced criticism over a 'culture of sanctions', unmonitored missing pupils and unrecorded bullying and prejudice

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Schools bill: Ministers want veto on academy trustees

New DfE documents reveal more about powers sought by ministers in schools bill

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
SEND

Councils commit extra cash to keep special school trust afloat

The Queensmill Trust is fighting for its financial survival and to keep its flagship school after warning notice

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Tutoring

Failure to focus on poorer pupils will widen gap, say tutoring providers

Letter urges education secretary to ensure the scheme’s 'core original focus' on disadvantaged children is not lost

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth