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High Court ruling threatens Ofsted’s ability to publish negative reports

Schools receiving negative Ofsted reports are now more likely to attempt to block them, solicitors have warned in the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Judge: Durand management may have taken ‘eye off the ball’ over EFA squabble

Management at the under-fire Durand Academy may have taken its eyes “off the ball” due to an ongoing conflict...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Ofsted publishes ‘unapproved’ report placing Durand in special measures

The education watchdog Ofsted has apologised after publishing an unapproved inspection report into Durand Academy that placed the beleagured...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Councils run crisis communications classes for schools as trusts up their PR focus

Councils are running classes for school managers on how to deal with the media in a crisis, while academy...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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A third of academy trusts paid businesses linked to their staff, and 7 other school finance findings

The education select committee has quizzed senior civil servants as part of their latest hearing into academy finances. Schools...

John Dickens
John Dickens