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Academies: Rural Areas

Question for Department for Education

UIN 18643, tabled on 3 December 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools in rural areas rated by Ofsted as inadequate became academies in 2014-15.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

9 December 2015

In the academic year 2014/15, 33 academies were opened in rural locations, whose predecessor schools had been deemed ‘inadequate’ in Ofsted inspections prior to conversion.

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