Academy watch


18 Jan 2012

Nearly twice as many pupils don’t sit English and Maths in academies as in all other schools.

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18 Jan 2012

An investigation by Newsnight has revealed evidence that some academies are employing what are being called “the dark arts” to rid themselves of under performing pupils.

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16 Jan 2012

The Anti Academies Alliance does not celebrate when academies are unsuccessful, it is the pupils who are losing out. It is important news because as Michael Gove is driving schools that he considers to be ‘underperforming’ to become academies, this is proof that academisation is not the answer to any school’s problems.

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10 Jan 2012

The latest government figures for academies, released on 6th January, show that 1529 schools are now academies. 56% of secondary schools are not academies – 1767, 96% of primary schools are not academies – 15053

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6 Dec 2011

The latest government figures on Academies, released on 2nd December 2011, show that there are now 1463 academies open. 57% of secondary schools have not applied to become academies. Only 3.5% of primary schools have applied or become academies

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