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GMB Briefing on Forced Academies

The Secretary of State for Education can force a school to become an academy if, and only if, the school is “eligible for intervention”.

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Noel Park Primary School and Forced Academy Status

Noel Park Primary School is one of several primary schools in the London Borough of Haringey at the centre of a mounting controversy over government plans to convert them to so-called Academy status

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Save Downhills School campaign statement

On Friday Ofsted announced that they had placed Downhill School in special measures. Rush messages of support to savedownhills@hotmail.co.uk

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Ofsted give damning report into Birkdale High School Academy

“This is an extremely worrying report for everybody concerned with Birkdale High, parents, pupils and staff. Even more worrying because it is without precedent, this is the first of Michael Goves Academy convertor schools to fail in the North West.”

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Kimberley school governors vote unanimously against academy status

On Tuesday 7th February governors at Kimberley school in Nottingham voted unanimously against academy status!

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