Charities and education

Charities and education guidance:

A school in the maintained school sector can convert to independent academy status under the Academies Act 2010. Conversion arises once a conversion order is made by the...

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Claims against schools by pupils can arise in a number of ways, including pupils: • being injured due to condition of premises • injuring each other or themselves • being...

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This Practice Note applies in England only. There are no free schools in Wales. Although the Academies Act 2010 (AcA 2010) does apply in Wales, the provisions for the...

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Unlike maintained schools, academies and free schools are funded directly by the Department for Education (DfE) and not by or via the local authority for the area in...

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Three types of academy Most of the state-funded secondary schools in England are now academies. The Department for Education (DfE) regularly publishes a spreadsheet...

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In practice, academies and free schools differ significantly when it comes to their land holdings, although the legislation is the same for both. Note: there are no...

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Note: Although the Academies Act 2010 (AcA 2010) does apply in Wales, the provisions for the creation of new academies or free schools apply only in England. As such,...

Practice Note

This Practice Note applies in England only. There are no academies in Wales. Although the Academies Act 2010 (AcA 2010) does apply in Wales, the provisions for the...

Practice Note

Note: Although the Academies Act 2010 (AcA 2010) does apply in Wales, the provisions for the creation of new academies or free schools apply only in...

Practice Note

Note: Although the Academies Act 2010 (AcA 2010) does apply in Wales, the provisions for the creation of new academies and free schools apply only in England. As such,...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: From 1 September 2020, the Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education (England) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/924 come...

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