Academy news

Academy status – some choose it, others have it thrust upon them - 11 December 2015

Chancellor George Osborne used his joint spending review and autumn statement to announce that sixth form colleges would be able to convert to academy status.

Charity status tough going for some academies - 11 December 2015

Compliance with charity governance is burdening some academies more than the local authority red tape they faced prior to conversion, the National Governors Association (NGA) claims.

Accounting officers’ lesson delivered by video - 11 December 2015

Academy accounting officers are being encouraged to watch a new online video showing how they should go about their role.