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So who wants to be an Academy?

So who wants to be an Academy?

The Department of Education (as it is now once again called) has put up a list of all the oustanding schools which have directly expressed an interest in becoming an academy. Here’s a list of the runners and riders in our area: Lambeth Kingswood Primary School Macauley Church of England School Stockwell Park School Lewisham [...]

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Peter Robbins, Lambeth Labour Councillor

Robbins clarifies stance on academies

Councillor Pete Robbins, Lambeth Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, has sought to end confusion caused by his “just say no” comment on academies last week. onionbagblog, among others, pointed out that Lambeth Labour had pledged to build a new academy as part of their election manifesto. Robbins jumped in with a long comment [...]

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Peter Robbins, Lambeth Labour councillor

Lambeth fires gun on academies debate

The new Lambeth Labour administration has already made its feelings clear about local schools seeking academy status, thanks to one school which has already started the process, according to the Streatham Guardian. At least one school in the borough dubbed “outstanding” by Ofsted has already stated an intention to be fast-tracked to become an academy [...]

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