9 Apr 2012
There is ample evidence that many of the 24 open free schools or those that are due to open later this year will have a negative impact on existing good or outstanding local schools.
Tags: Free Schools, Unions
4 Apr 2012
Haringey Anti Academies Alliance has produced a ‘Support Downhills’ newspaper. Articles include: David Lammy MP on ‘Forced academies are undemocratic’, Spotlight on Sponsors – Harris Federation
Tags: Forced academisation, Parents
30 Mar 2012
The Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) is the fastest growing Academy chain. There are questions about the extent of AET experience. Do they have the capacity to run 38 schools? Do they have sufficient primary experience?
Tags: Forced academisation, Gove, Governors, Sponsors, Spotlight
28 Mar 2012
Figures in a recent government consultation paper on the funding of academies have revealed that Gove’s policy of getting schools to convert to academies is expected to cost nearly £600 million more than planned over the two year period 2011 – 2013.
Tags: Councils, Funding