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