Decision details

Council Policy on Academies

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes



1)        the provisional policy stance on academies proposed in the report be adopted, and particularly the proposal to change any school’s licensed deficit to a loan;


2)        Officers be instructed to continue related discussions with the Department for Education;


3)        associated dialogue with schools and other stakeholders reflecting schools’ autonomous decision-making and current interest be maintained;


4)        consideration be given to the setting up of a Member task and finish working group to progress issues relating to the Policy.


Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Publication date: 31/03/2016

Date of decision: 31/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 31/03/2016 - Executive

Effective from: 09/04/2016

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