Academies

Councils start school talks over spin-off academy trusts

LA tests the water on plan for 'a number of local authority sponsored multi-academy trusts'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies, Schools Bill

Schools bill: New academy standards could dictate trust board make-up

Analysis: Draft law seeks greater control over school system, with standards on pay and school day length also considered

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies, Schools

Queen’s Speech to announce new academy intervention powers

Schools bill to implement white paper reforms will be introduced in the next year

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

New Schools Network to close after losing free schools contract

Charity says its original mission 'has been achieved' as board announces plans to wind up operations

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Most heads doubt all-academy system will boost outcomes

But a poll suggests DfE plans to let good schools bid to divorce failing trusts will help lessen fears...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Orphan school’s 11-year wait for sponsor (should) end next month

Official admits intervention in failing schools is too slow

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Warning notices issued to growing trusts

Leaders say cases show importance of 'sustainable' growth amid ministers' expansion plans

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker and James Carr
Academies

Falcon trust swoops on its third academy

Latest recruit for turnaround trust is first outside the north of England

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Statistics watchdog investigates DfE’s academy claims

Union complains about 'disgraceful, deliberate misuse of statistics'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker