Archive for July, 2016

Annal Nayyar – A report highlights How School Bosses Spend Your Millions: Dispatches was good, old-fashioned, challenging investigative journalism

Most impressive, though, were the findings of a freedom of information request on the subject of trustees’ expenses. “It’s the first time this information has ever been revealed,” said Barnett triumphantly. And who could blame him, as the rock he lifted revealed thousands of pounds of public money spent on hotels, taxis, golf and restaurants [...]

Annal Nayyar – A report highlights GRAMMAR SCHOOLS

more than 100 Tory MPs are expected to back scrapping the ban on new grammar schools as a campaign launches this week to secure the change now Theresa May is in Number 10. Conservative Voice, a Tory activist group launched by David Davis and Liam Fox in 2012, will formally restart its grammar schools campaign [...]

Annal Nayyar – A report highlights Taxpayers fund academy chiefs’ high living

Highly paid executives running groups of academy schools billed the taxpayer for stays in luxury hotels, dining out and first-class travel, an investigation has shown. Dispatches on Channel 4 tonight will highlight expenses claimed by some academy executives, 50 of whom earn more than the prime minister’s salary of £143,000, as well as business deals with [...]

Annal Nayyar- Provides Expert advice and full support in completing the Academy conversion process, applications to achieve Multi Academy Trust Status and or Full Sponsorship Status

Expert advice and full support in completing the Academy conversion process, applications to achieve Multi Academy Trust Status and or Full Sponsorship Status   Fis-edsolutions have supported school across all phases in converting to academy status.  This support begins with a meeting with both Governors and the Head Teacher to clearly explain the various models [...]

Annal Nayyar -Grammars to expand ???

At least ten councils are set to expand their grammar schools in response to Theresa May’s Cabinet shake-up. They want to create ‘satellite’ campuses linked to existing schools because building entirely new grammars is banned. The new school will be in Sevenoaks, which is ten miles away. Areas leading the way in pushing for grammar school annexes include Buckinghamshire, Croydon [...]

Annal Nayyar-New Ofsted chief confirmed

The Privy Council has confirmed that Amanda Spielman will be the next Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (HMCI) at Ofsted. She had been announced as the preferred candidate by the former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, though her appointment had been questioned by the Education Select Committee following her appearance before MPs.

ANNAL NAYYAR -Extra 750,000 school places needed in population surge

An extra 750,000 school places will be needed in England by 2025 to keep up with a population bulge, says an official forecast from the Department for Education. The pressure on creating new schools and extra classrooms will be one of the challenges for incoming Education Secretary Justine Greening. Schools will have faced 16 consecutive [...]

ANNAL NAYYAR-New schools funding scheme to be delayed by a year

The implementation of a new national funding formula for schools will be delayed by a year, Education Secretary Justine Greening has told MPs. The government had been planning to bring in the new funding scheme in England from 2017-18 – but it will now apply from 2018-19, she said. “We must get our approach right,” [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs report that states Theresa May’s Cabinet a triumph for state education and women as new Prime Minister sweeps away Cameron favourites

In today’s paper During her two-day reshuffle, Mrs May sacked 10 of Mr Cameron’s closest allies. She fired Michael Gove as Justice Secretary, Oliver Letwin as Cabinet Office minister, Nicky Morgan as Education Secretary and John Whittingdale as Culture Secretary. That came after Mrs May on Wednesday evening sacked Mr Osborne as Chancellor, telling him [...]

annal nayyar – 2016 handbook

The Academies Financial Handbook sets out the financial management, control and reporting requirements that apply to all academy trusts. It describes a financial framework for trusts that focuses on principles rather than detailed guidance and reflects their accountability to Parliament and to the public. Compliance with the handbook is a condition of each trust’s funding [...]