Teachers at one of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools are staging a series of walkouts from Thursday over what they see as an attempt to introduce “zero-hour” contracts at their school.
Head teachers and Governors are coming under considerable pressure to convert to Academy status. This Briefing looks at some of the main questions that need to be considered before a school decides to embark on the road to becoming an academy.
Despite the controversy, head teachers and governors, including those in primary schools, are considering conversion to academy status.
This briefing looks at some of the main questions asked about why they are seeking to convert.