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Academies

Rise in £200k academy trust CEOs as pay ‘stagnation’ ends

Three more leaders now earn over £300,000, our annual investigation finds

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Academies

Academy converters can’t get £25k grant if they become a SAT

But trust body flags concern over capacity to manage 'spike' in applications before change comes into force

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Governance

A journey from California’s Death Row to school governance

From California’s Death Row to school governance, the Confederation of School Trusts’ Samira Sadeghi explains how the roles are...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Academies

Academy trust development statements boost decline of standalone schools

Leaders fear smaller academy trusts 'aren’t being allowed to grow' in England’s left-behind areas

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
MAT central teams

Trust rejects claims from head who resigned over ‘high’ top slice

Heads tells parents in letter his 'significant concerns' over 'how trust operates at its top levels'

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Academies

Top of the trusts: Training the next generation of academy CEOs

What’s being done to develop the next generation of trust leaders? Schools Week investigates...

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Academies

Always talking up maths, in a country that talks it down

David Thomas was one of the youngest heads in the country. He’s set up a national online academy and...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Academies

Trusts urge DfE to launch independent schools regulator

CST adds voice to calls for independent body 'with same legal standing as Ofqual' and accountable to parliament

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Academies

Academy trust top slicing is on the up (but do schools get better deal?)

As two trusts top-slice almost 10%, chiefs say running services in-house saves time and money for heads

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson