Academies

Diocese academy conversions get go-ahead without governor approval

Union claims academy orders came as a shock to some governors and heads

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Forced academy conversions down to one a month

Slowdown in 'inadequate' schools converting comes despite Department for Education’s renewed academy drive

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Academy trust under financial scrutiny cuts CEO’s £225k salary by a third

But Schools Week analysis shows executive pay continues to rise in trusts warned over pay

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Academy trusts get £21m in non-repayable bailouts

The Academies Enterprise Trust received £2 million, one of more than 80 trusts bailed out in a single year

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Trusts rack up £3bn surplus, and 6 more academy sector accounts findings

The report reveals rising reserves, more spending rule breaches and more trusts under scrutiny over high pay

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

DfE lets Harris and Oasis off the hook for £9.4m academy sponsor contributions

The government has written off cash owed as collection efforts have been 'exhausted'

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

ESFA acts as costs of collapsed academy trusts double

Government wrote off more than £10m on failed trusts last year alone

John Dickens
John Dickens
Academies

Deputy CEO to step up at top primary trust

REAch2 Academy Trust names its new CEO

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Fresh faces likely as voting opens for academy advisory boards

A total of 164 candidates are standing, up from 135 at the last election in 2017

Tom Belger
Tom Belger