Schools: Sponsorship:Written question - 51314

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Asked by Lucy Powell
(Manchester Central)
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Asked on: 01 November 2016
Department for Education
Schools: Sponsorship
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many grammar schools (a) sponsor academy schools, (b) sponsor free schools or (c) run multi-academy trusts; and what the Ofsted grades are for each school sponsored by a (i) university or (ii) multi-academy trust run by a university.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 20 December 2016
  1. As at 1 October 2016 there were 14 sponsoring academy trusts established by grammar schools sponsoring a total of 30 academies. All 14 trusts are multi academy trusts (MATs).

  2. There is one free school sponsored by a grammar school.

  3. There are 32 grammar schools that are part of a multi academy trust.

  4. The Ofsted categories for each school sponsored by a university are as follows:

Ofsted category

No. of academies

No. of free schools

Total

Outstanding

0

2

2

Good

9

2

11

Requires Improvement

13

0

13

Inadequate

4

0

4

Not visited

12

12

24

Source: Ofsted MI – 30 September 2016

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