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Academies: Standards

Question for Department for Education

UIN 43652, tabled on 20 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many academies each regional schools commissioner has issued with formal intervention measures in the last 12 months.

Answered on

6 September 2016

In the last 12 months Regional Schools Commissioners (RSC) took formal intervention measures in 116 academies and free schools; 66 academies and free schools were moved to a different trust or sponsor and 50 academies were issued with a formal notice.

The table below shows the number of interventions in each RSC region in the last 12 months.

RSC region

Number of warning notices issued in the last 12 months

Number of academies moved to different trust or sponsor

East Midlands & Humber

13

18

Lancashire & West Yorkshire

2

5

North

2

3

North East London & East

8

3

North West London & South Central

14

2

South London & South East

7

4

South West

2

21

West Midlands

2

10

Total

50

66