RAAC

RAAC school faces £2m hit after pupils go elsewhere

Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is not the only MAT complaining of drops in numbers at RAAC-affected schools

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
School buildings

Unspent buildings cash worth £36k to each school, claim unions

'Only sensible option' is to give unspent cash to schools, say leaders

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School buildings

Councils still paying PFI bills for closed schools (but some can’t talk about it)

Investigation exposes ongoing complexities of PFI deals, use of gagging clauses and how the DfE paid off contracts in...

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
School buildings

Quick-fix school buildings hazards that could be next RAAC scandal

Timber rooves held together with ‘glue and panel pins’ and materials that turn to ‘fragile Weetabix’ when wet are...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
RAAC crisis

Living with RAAC: How one school is still coping with crisis

Nine months after the RAAC crisis hit, the issue no longer dominates the news agenda but its fallout still...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
School buildings

Capital funding pot increasingly ‘preserve of the rich’

Analysis shows half of academies that offered to cough up higher amounts got CIF funding

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
School buildings

Warning sounded as schools not ready to exit PFI deals

Sector leaders fear schools will be left to 'shoulder the storm'

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Movers and Shakers

LocatED: Ex-Tory minister to chair DfE property arm for £1k-a-day

Former housing minister and Hertford MP Mark Prisk appointed by Gillian Keegan

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Schools

Failed contractor’s £45 million schools to be demolished and rebuilt

But one of the schools says work will take four years, as ministers take legal advice over recouping costs...

Amy Walker
Amy Walker