Two thirds of academy trusts have below-average results for disadvantaged pupils

Two in three academy trusts are under-performing with regard to poorer pupils, a new report has found. New research into how the sponsored academies programme has served the interests of disadvantaged pupils across the country has found “significant variation” in outcomes for pupils eligible for free school meals. Analysis by professors¬†Becky Francis and Merryn Hutchings¬†found … Continue reading Two thirds of academy trusts have below-average results for disadvantaged pupils