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Academy figures for January 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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Academy figures for December 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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Otley Prince Henry’s ignores massive opposition to Academy conversion

Otley Prince Henry’s school converted to an Academy on 1st December despite massive sustained opposition from all stakeholders at the school.

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Tidemill Academy parents face £200 bill

the Headteacher of Tidemill has “exercised his professional judgment” with a resultant loss of ten days education for every single one of the pupils in his charge, and many working parents are now facing an unexpected fee of £200.

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OASIS Media City Salford to strike on Tuesday 22nd November

NUT and NASUWT members at OASIS Media City academy in Salford are on strike on Tuesday 22nd October against redundancies. They have been told that 12 staff are to lose their jobs.

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