30 Jun

The DfE want your views on their intention to close off the route to foundation schools.

The Secretary of State recently stated, in the White Paper Excellence in Education Everywhere, the Department’s intention to close off the route to foundation schools. Schools seeking greater flexibility will instead have to convert to Academy status. Academy status gives independence from local authority control; the flexibility to determine the pay and conditions for all staff and freedom from the National Curriculum.

Do you have any comments on this and can you foresee any implications that are particular to special schools?

Please email any comments you have to wwarren@specialschoolsvoice.org