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Academisation of Catholic schools

A number of Catholic dioceses have been encouraging their schools to take steps to become academies as part of Catholic Multi-Academy Trusts (CATs). We believe that this is a risky move that is also unnecessary in the current political climate … Continue reading

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The day I taught in a military-style academy

The uniform, discipline and Latin mottos from military-style private schools don’t always translate well elsewhere, finds the Secret Supply Teacher https://www.tes.com/news/day-i-taught-military-style-academy

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Oil tycoon’s foundation among New Schools Network donors

The foundation of a controversial oil tycoon was among the donors to the New Schools Network this year, new documents show. In what appears to be a first, accounts published by the NSN this week reveal the names of two … Continue reading

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Resounding no from parents to creation of Lewes multi-academy trust at packed meeting

Lewes parents have given a resounding no to any plans to convert six schools in and around the town into academies at a packed public meeting. Fears have been raised about proposals currently being explored by school leaders about the … Continue reading

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Academy trust bailed out by government over pensions delay

A struggling academy trust relied on a government bailout to ensure it could pay pension contributions, it has been revealed. TBAP multi-academy trust, which runs 12 alternative provision academies, was issued with a financial notice to improve by the Education … Continue reading

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