Introduced in 2002, there are now over 4000
academy schools in England - an established part
of the education landscape

Jack Worth discusses latest NFER research on academies

About our work on academies

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How is England's school system evolving?
As the English school system continues to evolve, in November 2016 we will publish a follow-up to our guide to Regional Schools Commissioners. This will outline how the regional picture has changed, including initial analysis of Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) groupings.
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Analysis of Academy School Performance in 2015
No significant improvements in pupil attainment associated with academy status for primary schools, latest research shows.
Press Release | Research report

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