Academies

White paper: Academy trust ‘divorce’ plans split sector leaders

DfE to consult on 'exceptional circumstances' in which academies could request move to 'stronger' trust

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

White paper: Academy reforms rest on regulator role, say leaders

Ex-DfE aide: 'If the regulator isn’t set up in the right way, nothing else is going to work'

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

White paper: Most ‘coasting’ schools already academies

DfE consults on forcing schools 'not making necessary improvements' to become academies or join a new trust

James Carr
James Carr
Academies

Zahawi admits reform failures. But can he win over academy sceptics?

The education secretary speaks to Schools Week about his plans for schools, and why he doesn't want to 'play...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Academies

DfE ‘misreporting’ data to back academies drive, claims NEU

Government's case for full academisation is 'flawed', say union leaders

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

New Schools Network loses DfE free schools support contract

Premier Advisory Group will take over DfE-funded free school application support from the NSN after 12 years

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

White paper: What academy shakeup means for trusts, councils and schools

Trusts should have 10+ schools, councils will run academies and good schools may exit trusts in shakeup of 'messy'...

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
Academies

MPs want more transparency over academy trust bailouts

Influential committee chair warns of 'unacceptable' lack of accountability'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth