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

United Learning’s chief operating officer leaves for private school association

Dominic Norrish was 'integral' to trust's success, United say

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Academies

Holland Park rated ‘inadequate’ as Ofsted slams behaviour and ‘disharmony’

School at centre of scandal and legal battle, but Ofsted faces questions over past praise for the school

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Best-paid trust CEOs’ wages rise fastest, but some rein in pay

The highest-paid have seen bigger pay rises than the rest, with some academy trusts reining in pay even as...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

England’s largest academy trust gives up struggling school

England’s biggest multi-academy trust is set to hand a struggling Leeds school to another chain, ending a seven-year effort...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Edtech demonstrator programme phase 2: What schools need to know

The Department for Education has confirmed plans for the second phase of its edtech demonstrator programme. Guidance published today...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

DfE keeps edtech demonstrator conflicts ‘action plan’ close to its chest

The government has an “action plan” to address potential conflicts of interest in its edtech demonstrator contract with United...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Major MAT’s edtech demonstrator contract exposes potential governance pitfall

The government insists it has a “robust governance process” for its edtech demonstrator scheme after the selection of a...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

United Learning to take over edtech demonstrator programme

England’s largest academy trust United Learning has been awarded an £850,000 contract to run the government’s edtech demonstrator scheme...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker