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Shocking stories about academies…

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.

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Spotlight on Sponsors – Academies Enterprise Trust

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?

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