• Investigation: Meet the head paid £260k to run one school

    A single-school academy trust has upped the pay of its top executive to £260,000, making him one of the best-paid academy bosses in the country. It means that the pay of Colin Hall, listed as “head” of Holland Park School, west London, has doubled in seven years, despite a letter from the government in 2017

    5.00 Jan. 25th, 2019 | News

  • Frank Norris, Director, Co-op Academies Trust

    Frank Norris is either the most relaxed academy boss I’ve ever met or he’s got an incredible poker face. It could just be because he’s due to retire in the near future, but Norris is immeasurably calm for a man whose schools empire is about to more than treble in size. When we meet in

    5.00 Oct. 2nd, 2018 | Features

  • Academy trusts with multiple staff on £100k+ told to justify pay

    The government has written to all multi-academy trusts that are paying a salary of £100,000 to £150,000 to multiple employees, to ask them to justify why they are setting wages at these levels. Letters from Eileen Milner, the chief executive of the Education and Skills Funding Agency, will go out to the chairs of trustees at

    16.26 Apr. 10th, 2018 | News