‘Coasting’ measure no longer a trigger for intervention

‘Coasting’ measure no longer a trigger for intervention The Government has outlined plans to provide additional support to schools that are judged to be underperforming. Following plans, announced earlier this year by the Secretary of…

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Posted on: 4th December 2018

Almost a quarter of schools fail to respond to asbestos survey

Almost a quarter of schools fail to respond to asbestos survey Almost a quarter of schools have so far failed to provide information on the presence of asbestos, which has now led to a delay…

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Academies Blog, Blog
Posted on: 4th December 2018

Trusts that pay highest wages publicly named

Trusts that pay highest wages publicly named More than one hundred academy trusts pay at least one of their senior staff in excess of £150,000 a year, it has been revealed. The Department for Education…

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Academies Blog, Blog
Posted on: 4th December 2018

Most failed private school in the country escapes closure

Most failed private school in the country escapes closure An independent school which has failed to meet school standards, following inspections on no less than…

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Posted on: 4th December 2018

Former CEO at centre of tax investigation was allowed to remain as head teacher

Former CEO at centre of tax investigation was allowed to remain as head teacher A former academy trust CEO, who stood down after an investigation into his tax affairs, was…

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Posted on: 4th December 2018

MPs call for Ofsted change as ‘outstanding’ schools are left uninspected for a decade

MPs call for Ofsted change as ‘outstanding’ schools are left uninspected for a decade A cross party group of MPs…

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Posted on: 4th December 2018

Academy super-head banned from teaching after being paid two salaries

Academy super-head banned from teaching after being paid two salaries A former ‘inspirational’ head teacher, who fell from grace after admitting that he paid himself…

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Posted on: 4th December 2018

Funding for special needs at crisis point

Funding for special needs at crisis point Funding for special needs at ‘crisis point’ – school leaders warn A survey…

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Posted on: 10th October 2018

New research reveals pupil poverty concerns

New research reveals pupil poverty concerns A survey of more than 5,000 governors and academy trustees has revealed concerns about the level of pupil poverty…

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Posted on: 10th October 2018

Trust with £1million deficit allowed to bid for new schools

Trust with £1million deficit allowed to bid for new schools An academy trust was allowed to continue its expansion -…

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Posted on: 10th October 2018