Academies: Closures:Written question - 45537

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Asked by Stephen Timms
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Asked on: 07 September 2016
Department for Education
Academies: Closures
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many academies judged inadequate had their funding agreement terminated and were closed in each year since 2010.
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Answered by: Edward Timpson
Answered on: 12 September 2016

All inadequate academies are automatically subject to scrutiny and close monitoring by Regional Schools Commissioners (RSCs) to secure rapid improvements.

Academic Year

*Number of ‘inadequate academies’

Number of ‘inadequate academies’ that have moved trusts

**Number of ‘inadequate academies that have been issued with a formal notice.

2010/11

5

1

2

2011/12

27

6

7

2012/13

45

17

7

2013/14

94

33

19

2014/15

92

24

20

2015/16

60

9

7

*The information shown includes those academies inspected within an academic year and therefore if an academy has had more than one inadequate inspection this will be included in each year

**Excludes formal notices where the academy has since moved trust

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