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Bum Deal – A permanent bruise on the backside of state education?

COMMENT – A while ago, whilst working in the garden, I pulled enthusiastically at a deeply rooted plant.  It gave way much more quickly and easily than I had anticipated, causing me to…

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The Impact of New Types of School

The parents of a ten year old these days might be forgiven for becoming confused about the range of choices open to them for their offspring.  My brother and his wife are two…

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Study highlights benefits and pitfalls of ‘sponsored chain’ academies

Chains of academies are becoming increasingly important players and a significant feature of the education landscape in England, according to a new in-depth study published today by the National College for School Leadership….

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All about Academies

Many schools are currently considering the implications of becoming an academy. We look at what being an academy means, as well as highlighting some of the key issues to consider. We also talk…

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