ESFA investigates finances of Trinity Academy London Trust

The government is investigating alleged financial irregularities at an academy trust in south London that was issued a redacted finance warning notice earlier this year.

https://schoolsweek.co.uk/esfa-investigates-finances-of-trinity-academy-london-trust/

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Gove schools’ policies were incoherent, admits former adviser

Gove, Cummings and the rest of the academisers own this:

‘A former adviser to Gove when he was education secretary has admitted that his policies were introduced without being properly evaluated and highlighted a lack of coherence with the dep’t.’

‘Not only are policies typically driven by political imperatives rather than evidence, but they’re not even internally coherent within departments, let alone between them.’

https://www.tes.com/news/michael-gove-adviser-DfE-admits-schools-policies-were-incoherent

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Ofsted inspectors dismissal highlights consultancy grey area

An Ofsted inspector with 20 years of service was sacked after conducting an independent review which concluded that a school at the centre of a rebrokering battle was making “good progress”.

https://schoolsweek.co.uk/ofsted-inspectors-dismissal-highlights-consultancy-grey-area/amp/?__twitter_impression=true&s=09

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Trust ordered to scrap extended holiday or face action from ministers

Remember when schools were told academy status would give then more freedom?

Apparantly not when it comes to Covid safety.

https://schoolsweek.co.uk/trust-ordered-to-scrap-extended-christmas-holiday-or-face-action-from-ministers/?s=09

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Academy trust closes schools early for Christmas

An academy trust said it is closing schools to protect families from self-isolation at Christmas.BBC News – Family & EducationRead More

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