Issue - decisions

Council Policy on Academies

31/03/2016 - Council Policy on Academies


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.