New trust takes reins at Doncaster primary school following shock withdrawal of sponsor

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A new trust in charge of a Doncaster primary school offloaded by a crisis-hit academy chain is confident it can repeat past success and improve the life chances of its pupils. Carr Lodge Academy, in Edlington was one of 21 … Continue reading

Failing academy trusts asset-stripping schools, MPs warn ministers

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Failing academy trusts asset-stripping schools, MPs warn ministers Commons education select committee has written to academies minister Lord Agnew expressing concerns about a ‘lack of transparency and accountability’ surrounding MATs Schools do not always benefit from joining multi-academy trusts (MATs) because … Continue reading