Groups of academies that join together with one Board of Directors are known as Multi –academy Trusts or MATs. The trust board ultimately carries all the legal responsibilities and is held to account in much more detail and on a wider basis than schools are to Local Authorities.
Why are Catholic schools becoming academies?
Under Labour, academies were mainly seen as a way of turning around failing schools and improving schools in poor areas. But the coalition government wants all schools to become academies, saying the status gives them more freedom and less bureaucracy.
What does Academisation mean for teachers?
Academisation is driving down staff pay, terms and conditions, alienating communities and has caused the fragmentation of the education system.
What are the 3 secrets of Lourdes?
- A vision of the souls in Hell.
- Prediction of the end of WWI and a prediction of the beginning of WWII as well as a request to consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
- A vision of the Pope, along with other bishops, priests, religious and lay people, being killed by soldiers.
Why do Catholics go to Lourdes?
Every year, it is visited by millions of pilgrims , particularly Roman Catholics . They come to Lourdes to see the site of a famous vision experienced by a young girl called Bernadette Soubirous and to be healed by its supposedly miraculous waters.
What is Our Lady of Lourdes famous for?
Our Lady of Lourdes (French: Notre-Dame de Lourdes) is a title of Mary, mother of Jesus. The Virgin Mary is venerated under this title by the Roman Catholic church due to her apparitions that occurred in Lourdes, France.
What are the negatives of academies?
The disadvantages of the school academy system
Academisation – the flagship of marketisation – is mired in corruption, cronyism and outright failure. The exam-factory system is failing our children and the recruitment and retention of teachers and other school staff is reaching crisis point.
Why are schools called academies?
Academies have more control over how they do things, for example they do not have to follow the national curriculum and can set their own term times. Some schools choose to become academies. If a school funded by the local authority is judged as ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted then it must become an academy.
Do schools have to become academies?
The Government has outlined plans for all schools to convert to academies by 2030. The Schools Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech last week says that all schools should become part of a “family of schools in a strong trust to level up school standards”.