At the moment, Darell is free to make relationships with other local primary schools, nearby institutions and the secondary schools that are easy to get to for people who live in the area.
But schools which are taken over by academies are legally tied to the other primary and secondary schools (in this case, in Surbiton and Ham) which have been bought by the academy.
Staff and children could be moved around, depending on what the people running the academy might think is best for the academy.
- Who is the governing body trying to transfer Darell to?
- Is there a financial need to hand Darell to an academy?
- Why did the consultation group fall apart?
- Do Darell’s recent results make the case for a takeover by “Every Child Every Day”?
- What do the teachers and support staff think?
- How would Darell change?
- What are the alternatives?
- Would Darell become a private school?
- Does academisation improve pupil progress and attainment?
- How real is the “consultation”?
- What can I do?
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