• Leading AP academy trust to close

    A leading academy trust for excluded and vulnerable learners is to close and give up its seven schools after its financial position became “unsustainable”. The TBAP trust has confirmed it will relinquish its alternative provision schools in London and Cambridgeshire, and that the move had been approved by the academies minister, Baroness Berridge. It follows

    18.59 Oct. 15th, 2020 | News

  • TBAP trust to give up two schools

    The embattled TBAP Multi-Academy Trust will give up two of its schools as it seeks to “consolidate” its resources. TBAP, which runs alternative provision academies for those outside the mainstream education system, will relinquish control of Aspire AP Academy in Harlow, Essex and the New Horizons AP Academy in Warrington. The two schools will be

    11.32 Oct. 3rd, 2019 | News

  • ‘Systematic failure’ lifts academy trust’s deficit to £2.4m

    An academy trust in charge of schools for excluded and vulnerable pupils unknowingly racked up a £2.4 million deficit because of a “systematic” failure in its financial systems. Annual accounts for 2017-18, published last week, have revealed the full extent of financial mismanagement at the TBAP Multi-Academy Trust. Leaders at the trust, which runs 11

    5.00 Feb. 8th, 2019 | News

  • Alternative provision academy trust turns to online learning to make savings

    An academy trust in charge of 11 alternative provision academies intends to increase its use of online learning as part of a plan to cut more than £2.5 million from its budget, it has emerged. The TBAP trust, which runs AP academies in London, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North West, is planning widespread cost-cutting measures after

    16.45 Sep. 21st, 2018 | News

  • Council steps in to save 24-pupil special school

    A local authority has prevented an academy for high-needs pupils from closing, saving them from a 45-mile journey to their new school. Unity Academy – Fenland in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire will now be moved to another site in the town as part of a development which will also house a new primary and secondary school. Catering

    5.00 Jun. 17th, 2018 | News