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
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

Council MAT trial next year – but caps on number and size

The DfE will 'test the concept' of local authority multi-academy trusts, inviting councils to join a small trial

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Herrington: ‘We’ll miss targets if trusts act in their own interest’

Meeting literacy and numeracy targets will require academies' and councils cooperating, says national schools commissioner

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Academy reserves surge to £3.9 billion after Covid savings

The average academy trust saw their reserves jump 29%, boosted by unlikely Covid windfalls

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

White paper: What academy shakeup means for trusts, councils and schools

Trusts should have 10+ schools, councils will run academies and good schools may exit trusts in shakeup of 'messy'...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Catholic trust pilot in disarray after academy U-turn and pay gaffe

The DfE faces calls to apologise after a legal challenge halted its academisation push with Hallam diocese, whose schools...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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The countdown is on for the BTEC Awards 2022 nominations.

The BTEC Awards, an annual event now in its 12th year, recognises and celebrates the hard work and dedication of...

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Pearson BTEC
Academies

DfE cancels 19 academy orders after legal challenge

Ministers U-turn after signing off academy orders for Catholic Hallam diocese schools without governor approval

Tom Belger
Tom Belger