Academies, Covid

MATs gain schools and record cash boost amid Covid

Academies boasted record levels of spare cash and continued to expand amid the pandemic, Kreston's annual benchmarking report shows

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

RSC advisory board election results delayed

DfE says outcome of election for advisers on academy oversight will no longer be announced this month

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Academy avoids rebrokering threat until third ‘inadequate’ rating

The leeway given to Nuneaton Academy raised eyebrows, with other academies and maintained schools facing swifter intervention

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Falcon academy trust set to spread its wings

Trust set up to take on challenging schools is going national

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Supreme Court ends Durand Academy land dispute

Highest court throws out appeal bid from trustees seeking compensation for commercial facilities on school site

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Academies

Ombudsman wants to intervene over academy admission disputes

LGSCO role does not currently cover academies

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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