Important Reading

Learn more about the issues involved via these links

Read the notes from our information meeting on January 31st, 2017, where a panel of speakers outlined the possible implications of the proposed multi-academy trust for stakeholders and answered questions from the audience: public-meeting-notes-31-01-17-1

Hear what Headteachers think about multi-academy trusts:  naht-submission-to-education-committee-inquiry-april-2016

Find out more about what academies involve by reading the House of Commons Briefing Paper – Academies and Free Schools:  sn07059

Look at/listen to the wealth of evidence given to the parliamentary inquiry into multi-academy trusts, which has written and oral submissions from a wide range of educational experts:  Parliamentary Inquiry Evidence

Read the Education Select Committee’s report into the effectiveness of multi-academy trusts: Parliamentary Inquiry Report

Read the FAQ document put together by Colin Diamond, Executive Director of Education at Birmingham City Council in January 2017, which seeks to address some popular misconceptions:  bcc-school-collaboration-partnerships

Read examples of the letters sent to parents by the schools in relation to the proposed multi-academy trust:  http://www.swanshurst.org/proposal-for-a-step-multi-academy-trust/488.html