Barnfield

1 Mar 2014

A damning report into the state of Barnfield College has revealed governors were kept in the dark about the parlous state of its finances.

Former principal Sir Peter Birkett also comes under fire after staff told investigators the culture at the college meant he could not be challenged.

20 Feb 2014

The deputy general secretary of the National Union of Teachers is calling for local authorities to take responsibility for free schools and academies following the revelations about Barnfield College this morning.