• Trust seeks legal advice after council claims parents are 'fearful' of 'tough love' approach

    An academy trust is seeking legal advice after an “extremely misinformed” letter from Dorset Council urged the education secretary to halt a conversion because parents are “fearful” of its “tough love” approach. In an extraordinary letter to Damian Hinds, Sarah Parker, the council’s executive director for children, flagged a host of concerns about the proposed

    18.14 Jun. 27th, 2019 | News

  • Academy trust fights on to pick its own feeder schools

    A multi-academy trust will keep fighting to give pupils who attended its own primaries priority admission to its flagship west London secondary, despite legal setbacks. Aspirations Academies Trust has lost its court bid to maintain a controversial admissions policy that labelled two of its own primary academies as “feeders” for Rivers Academy in Feltham. Earlier

    13.05 Aug. 10th, 2017 | News