Category Archives: Academy watch

Shocking stories about academies…

Academy chain hit with accounts warning

Concerns grow over rapid expansion of larger sponsors One of the country’s largest academy chains has been hit with an official warning by the government over serious concerns about the financial management of its schools, TES can reveal. E-Act, which … Continue reading

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Teachers strike in Littlehampton Academy

Teachers in the NUT and NASUWT struck at The Littlehampton Academy struck on Wednesday April 17

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Downhills school legal battle ends.

The Save Downhills campaign, which incorporated parents, teachers and supporters and was backed by the National Union of Teachers, had judicially reviewed Education Secretary Michael Gove’s decision to turn the school into an academy.

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Academies Show – a privatisers jamboree

Visitors to the Academies Show were greeted by 2 cigar touting Fat Cats inviting them to ‘roll up, roll up, profits from schools this way”.

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Video: Henry Stewart on Academy performance

Henry Stewart from the Local Schools Network speaking at the Haringey Schools Conference. Henry has done devastating work on academy performance. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/41311664[/vimeo]

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