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Briefings, publications, campaign materials

‘Free’ schools Briefing

Read and download our ‘Free’ Schools Briefing here

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Anti Academies Alliance legal advice sheet

The Academies Act imposes a duty to consult prior to the school becoming an academy which is set out in section 10 of the Act

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Why would a school want to become an Academy?

Despite the controversy, head teachers and governors, including those in primary schools, are considering conversion to academy status.
This briefing looks at some of the main questions asked about why they are seeking to convert.

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The conversion of existing schools to Academies – Some questions to be asked

A useful list of questions to raise with Governors considering converting to Academy status

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The case against Swedish style ‘Free’ schools

The new Tory / Lib Dem government is proposing the introduction of Swedish style ‘Free’ Schools. They claim that there is a need for more choice for parents, and that the ‘Free’ Schools are more effective.

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