AET (Adademies Enterprise Trust) "fails too many pupils"' says OFSTED. AET sponsored East Point Academy, put into Special Measures in 2013. Taken over by Inspiration Trust in December 2014. Source: Guardian article on http://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/feb/04/largest-academy-chain-letting-down-pupils-dfe-ofsted
Suffolk Reviews Specialist/Alternative Provision for the fifth time in four years - and still not getting it right.
The Future of Specialist Provision in Suffolk (January 2016 consultation) Source: County Council paper and CONSULTATION PACK with RESPONSE FORM
Suffolk CC CYP re-structures again! No more school advisors. Full details.
Source: SCC Staff Consultation Pack 5th March 2015
Another Ipswich Academy goes into "Special Measures" Source: EADT 12/2/15
Ipswich Academy, formerly Holywells High School, has been branded as “inadequate” by Ofsted in all five areas, with teaching described as “poor” and a section of students slammed for “persistently” bunking off. More>>>
Source: SCC Background Information Document
Suffolk NUT Note: Suffolk County Council is proposing a new 11-16 School for Bury St Edmunds. Suffolk NUT is concerned that this will mean four separate schooling systems in Bury
- a) the all-through (three-tier) Academy, retaining Middle Schools, with County Upper School providing the Sixth Form
b) the two-tier Primary and Secondary pyramid with an 11-18 King Edward VI Upper School, with established Sixth Form
c) the mostly 2-tier Catholic pyramid with St Benedict's established Sixth Form (but the fate of St Louis Middle still uncertain)
d) A single 11-16 school on Moreton Hall, without a sixth-form of its own. Pupils in schools without sixth forms or a 14-19 continuum tend to be at a disadvantage when it comes to post -16 courses.
Plus, of course, the West Suffolk College.
February 2015 Source: EADT website
Hadleigh Community Primary School headteacher, Neil Jackson, resigns over ‘faceless government’ education rules which leave teachers ‘stressed and exhausted’
A Suffolk headteacher has attacked “faceless government” education rules which have left him unable to help children learn in his resignation letter.
Current: EOTAS in Suffolk still not up to standard. Source: SCC, CYP, Council Paper
Paul Senior Report on "Alternative Provision in Suffolk" , re-printed in Action Plan for EOTAS in Suffolk.
Suffolk One in Dire Straits: (source: Suffolk People's Assembly)
Suffolk One’s Funding Crisis
The scale of the cuts proposed at “Suffolk One” Sixth Form college are worse than was originally reported . MORE .....
OFSTED Report on Suffolk Local Authority