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Academies

Question for Department for Education

UIN 25850, tabled on 1 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many schools that have had an academy order imposed upon them have waited (a) between 24 and 35 months, (b) between 36 and 47 months, (c) between 48 and 59 months and (d) longer than 60 months before their academisation process was completed.

Answered on

12 July 2021

As of the 1 June 2021, there have been 574 sponsored academies that have opened after the predecessor local authority maintained schools were issued with academy orders following receipt of inadequate Ofsted judgements. 56% of these sponsored academies opened in less than 12 months, and more than 90% opened in less than 24 months of the academy order being issued. Of the remainder:

  • 33 took between 24 and 35 months.
  • 13 took between 36 and 47 months.
  • 4 took between 48 and 59 months.
  • 1 took longer than 60 months.