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south farnham school

South Farnham Educational Trust has the strongest professional regard for Browne Jacobson and, specifically, Nick Mackenzie who has worked with us in the development of our Multi-Academy Trust and other legal processes.

Sir. Andrew Carter OBE, Executive Headteacher South Farnham Educational Trust 

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We usually need advice urgently and Quickcall delivers every time offering practical and comprehensive advice, excellent service.

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training and events


FASNA Autumn Conference 2016 Grand Connaught Rooms, Central London, WC2B 5DA

We are thrilled to be involved in the FASNA Autumn Conference 2016 and look forward to seeing you at the event.

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NASBM National Conference National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP

This two-day National Conference is dedicated to the school business management professional. We are delighted to be part of the event and look forward to seeing you there.

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latest opinions

Schools ‘encouraged’ not ‘forced’ to convert

The new Secretary of State for Education has confirmed that plans to force schools “in underperforming or unviable local authorities” to convert to academy status have been axed.

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Propriety and conflicts of interest “biggest issues” for academies

Following months of headlines about the questionable spending choices of some academy trusts, the National Audit Office (NAO) has now raised its concerns about “significant issues” with a number of academies.

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Should grammar schools become more socially inclusive?

A report by the BBC has considered the admission policies for the 163 grammar schools in England and highlighted that 90 of the schools do not give priority to pupils eligible for free school meals.

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MATs need an effective 'corporate centre'

With an increasing number of schools being maintained by multi-academy trusts (MATs), there is a real need to ensure public and regulator confidence in the effectiveness of MATs; both educationally and organisationally.

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