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Academies: an overview

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Last updated on 12 May 2017
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What are academies? We summarise the differences between academies and maintained schools, and link to information on academy funding. We also give a brief overview of research into the impact of academisation, and link to articles on the pros and cons of academy status and how to become an academy.

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  1. 1 Definition
  2. 2 Differences from maintained schools
  3. 3 Funding
  4. 4 Sponsors
  5. 5 Becoming an academy
  6. 6 Impact of academisation: research
  7. 7 Academy status: advantages and disadvantages

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