What are academies?

What are academies?

• Schools that become academies leave the control of the Local Authority

• Funding is cut from the Local Authority and paid to the Academy instead. This is to cover the cost of services no longer provided by the Local Authority – e.g. supply teachers, music services or educational advice and support.

• Academies control their own budgets and can purchase these services back from the Local Authority or elsewhere

• Academies can alter their admissions policy, the length of the term or the school day, and the pay and conditions of their staff

• Academies must have at least two parent Governors

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