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Academy orders for 'inadequate' schools

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Last updated on 9 September 2016
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Must 'inadequate' schools become academies? We relay guidance from the DfE that says all maintained schools judged to be 'inadequate' will receive academy orders. We also look at what happens when an academy is judged to be 'inadequate', and at the role or regional schools commissioners.

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  1. 1 Secretary of state: duty to issue academy order
  2. 2 Forced conversion: must a consultation take place?
  3. 3 LAs: powers of intervention
  4. 4 What if an academy is judged 'inadequate'?

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