• Research row over Norfolk boarding school scheme for kids in care

    Claims that boarding schools can “transform” the prospects of vulnerable young people have been called into question after the academies minister threw his support behind the government’s new boarding ventures. Last year, the Department for Education pledged to promote boarding schools as an alternative to costly residential care, and launched boarding school partnerships, a joint

    5.00 May. 12th, 2018 | News

  • 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