Tag Archive: free schools

Jan 31 2012

The changing schools landscape

Four panellists with a range of experience and views joined the APPG and around 50 guests to debate “The changing schools landscape: what can maintained schools, free schools and academies learn from one another?” With Nic Dakin MP chairing the meeting, the panellists were: Fiona Millar, education journalist and co-founder of the Local Schools Network …

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Jun 29 2011

Schools’ freedom in budget and infrastructure management

The APPG was joined by Sarah Healey, Director of the Schools Resources Group, DfE, and Iain Wright MP, shadow Education Minister. Sarah gave an overview of the Government’s intention that schools should have as much freedom in their spending as possible, highlighting how grants have been mainstreamed and how schools are able to use the …

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