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a guide to becoming an academy

21 April 2011
In May 2010 the Secretary of State for Education announced new legislation (The Academies Act 2010) which allows the Secretary of State to approve applications from schools that wish to become academies. This is achieved through a streamlined process. There is a wealth of information and support available to help your school become an academy but this step-by-step guide for schools produced by the DfE outlines the steps you must complete to become an academy. Access a guide to becoming an academy

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Back to School - preparing for the reopening of schools in September

Schools in England were closed other than to the children of key workers and children who are classified as vulnerable from 20th March as part of the management of the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the relaxation of lockdown measures many primary schools in England began a phased reopening for pupils from 15th June.

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Admissions during Covid-19

Whilst the Department for Education (DfE) has implemented statutory changes to elements of the frameworks relating to admission appeals, exclusions and special educational needs, there have been no changes relating to the legislation relating to admissions.

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Legal updates

be connected newsletter for education - June 2020

In this edition we provide you with the latest in legal updates, news and insight from the sector.

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Legal updates

Parental complaints that involve mental health issues

Given the symptoms of mental health problems it is not surprising that they can sometimes seem to evidence themselves in the complaints process. Does this change your approach and how do you deal with parents who appear to exhibit signs of poor Mental Health?

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