Schools ordered to become academies set to close because no one will sponsor them

Schools ordered to become academies set to close because no one will sponsor them

Church academy trust says it is not able to take on two church schools that were issued with directive academy orders

Two primary schools that were ordered by the Department for Education to become academies are set to close because no academy trust would take them on.

Surrey County Council this week launched public consultations on plans to shut Green Oak C of E Primary in Godalming and Ripley C of E Primary, Ripley.

Ofsted rated the former “inadequate” last March, while the latter received the same grade in June.

Under the 2016 Education and Adoption Act, all “inadequate” maintained schools must be turned into academies. The government issued directive academy orders for both schools.

Read on… https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/schools-ordered-become-academies-set-close-because-no-one-will

LucyJ

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