1,419 schools are now Academies. 69 more schools became Academies in October and 74 more applied.
58% of secondary schools have not applied to become Academies – 1846 schools
3% of primary schools have become or applied to become Academies – 515 of 15656 schools.
32 more primary schools became Academies in the last month. At this rate it will take Michael Gove 473 months to convert them all into Academies – 39 years. This shows that while the only press coverage is about how well the Academies program is going, in reality Michael Gove faces huge resistance.