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St Lukes Primary School Brighton reject Academy proposal

“The Academy programme risks undermining the vital support given by the Local Authority to all schools as their services will no longer be sustainable with fewer schools buying in.”

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Academy Funding and LACSEG

LACSEG and the funding of Academies Schools converting to academy status receive the same basic funding they would have received if they had remained as LA maintained schools. In addition, they receive a top-up called LACSEG (Local Authority Central Spend … Continue reading

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Will becoming an Academy save your school from cuts?

One of the only arguments being put for schools becoming an Academy is that they will get more money, and it will protect them from cuts and job losses. In fact a number of Academies are already making cuts, and … Continue reading

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Academy chain wants to run 250 schools

Academy chain E-Act wants to run 250 schools within the next 5 years. This shocking revelation has been announced by Sir Bruce Liddington, formerly a schools commissioner and now head of E-Act. E-Act currently runs 11 Academies. E-Act were formerly … Continue reading

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Letter from Lord Hill

In it he argues that schools should not sign up to the TUC recognition agreement.

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