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What’s happening to those academy freedoms? Lessons for Hove Park from Birmingham

  As an ex journalist, Michael Gove will be familiar with the three basic reporters’ questions: ‘What happened?’, ‘Why did it happen?’ and ‘What can we do to stop it happening again?’ There are still serious unanswered questions over the … Continue reading

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A brand new building or just the chance of a new boiler?

At the Hove Park School consultation events, a PowerPoint slide was shown suggesting the school would benefit from a £4 million rebuild if it converted to an academy. If this was true it would be a pretty important point to … Continue reading

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Background on academy ‘broker’ Mr Robert Back

3 June 2014 Letter to the Governors Dear Mike Nicholls, HPS Chair of Governors, and Governing Body, We would like to bring to your attention some information that we have obtained on the background of Mr Robert Back, the Department … Continue reading

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Norfolk head teacher ‘regrets’ academy move – from BBC News

Monday 2nd June 2014 from BBC News

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There are still holes in Hove Park headteacher’s letter There are still holes in Hove Park headteacher’s letter about becoming an academy Thursday 29th May 2014 in Letters, The Argus

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