Academies

Council to lend academy £1m for Holland Park bid as Harris also enters battle

A standalone academy co-sponsored by Kensington and Chelsea is vying with Harris and United Learning to run the scandal-hit...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Ofsted

Holland Park parents now threaten to sue Ofsted in MAT battle

They claim school's 'inadequate' judgment is 'intended to drive through' plans to join United Learning

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Holland Park rated ‘inadequate’ as Ofsted slams behaviour and ‘disharmony’

School at centre of scandal and legal battle, but Ofsted faces questions over past praise for the school

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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
Schools

‘Why were we ignored?’ ask Holland Park whistleblowers

Investigation found 'overt' sexism, Islamophobia, students sent home during inspections and safeguarding failures

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Holland Park probe reveals pupil humiliation, racism and Ofsted misled

Governors to refer staff member to Teaching Regulation Agency and launch disciplinary investigations into others

John Dickens
John Dickens
Academies

Holland Park School set to join United Learning academy trust

A London school under scrutiny over allegations of a “toxic” working culture and high executive pay is set to...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Head at school facing ‘toxic culture’ investigation to retire

A school under investigation over an alleged “toxic” working environment has announced its headteacher will retire after more than...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Holland Park school spent £15k on Farrow & Ball paint and £6k on Jo Malone candles

A state school is facing potential government action after a Schools Week investigation unearthed thousands of pounds have been...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross