Collection

Letters to academy trusts about poor performance

DfE letters to academy trusts about poor or inadequate performance or weaknesses in safeguarding, governance or financial management.

You can find a copy of the most recent notices we’ve issued to academies on this page. See the ‘List of letters to academy trusts for poor performance’ for a full record of all the notices we’ve issued.

Pre-warning notices

Letters to academy trusts issued as pre-warning notices in relation to academies.

  1. Pre-warning notice to Ernulf Academy

    • Correspondence
  2. Pre-warning notice to St Boniface’s RC College

    • Correspondence
  3. Pre-warning notice to Blandford St Mary C of E Primary School

    • Correspondence
  4. Pre-warning notice to Elaine Primary Academy

    • Correspondence
  5. Pre-warning notice letter to Bacon's College, Southwark

    • Correspondence
  6. Pre-warning notice to Beaumont Hill Academy

    • Correspondence
  7. Pre-warning notice to Whitefield Schools

    • Correspondence
  8. Pre-warning notice to Olive Alternative Provision Academy

    • Correspondence
  9. Pre-warning notice to Kings College, Guildford

    • Correspondence
  10. Pre-warning notice to Chaucer School

    • Correspondence
  11. Pre-warning notice to North Shore, The Blyth and Thomas Hepburn Academies

    • Correspondence
  12. Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust: letter from Martin Post

    • Correspondence
  13. Oldknow Academy Trust: letter from Lord Nash

    • Correspondence
  14. Golden Hillock School: letter from Lord Nash

    • Correspondence
  15. Nansen Primary School: letter from Lord Nash to Park View Educational Trust

    • Correspondence
  16. Park View School: letter from Lord Nash to Park View Educational Trust

    • Correspondence

Warning notices

Letters to academy trusts issued as warning notices in relation to academies.

  1. Warning notice to Wayland Academy

    • Correspondence
  2. Warning notice to Grove Primary School

    • Correspondence
  3. Warning notice to Downham Market Academy

    • Correspondence
  4. Warning notice to St Aidan's Catholic Primary Academy

    • Correspondence
  5. Warning notice to Malvin's Close Primary Academy

    • Correspondence
  6. Warning notice to Robert Owen Academy

    • Correspondence
  7. Warning notice to Basildon Upper Academy

    • Correspondence
  8. Warning notice to King's Lynn Academy

    • Correspondence
  9. Termination warning notice to Wrenn School

    • Correspondence
  10. Warning notice to New Line Learning Academy

    • Correspondence
  11. Warning notice to Plymouth CAST

    • Correspondence
  12. Warning notice to Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy

    • Correspondence
  13. Termination warning notice to Blackthorn Primary School

    • Correspondence
  14. Termination warning notice to Rushden Community College

    • Correspondence
  15. Termination warning notice to Ruskin Junior School

    • Correspondence

Notices of provisional intention to terminate

Termination notices

  1. Termination notice to CUL Academy

    • Correspondence

Removed notices

Record of letters

  1. Academy trusts: notices about poor performance

    • Transparency data
Published 8 November 2013
Last updated 8 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added a pre-warning notice issued to Ernulf Academy.
  2. Warning notice to King's Lynn Academy added to collection.
  3. Added warning notice to Wayland Academy and a pre-warning notice letter to Bacon's College, Southwark.
  4. Added 7 pre-warning notices, 7 warning notices and 1 termination notice issued between February and July 2017.
  5. Added 'Warning notice to New Line Learning Academy' and 'Termination warning notice to Wrenn School'.
  6. Added a warning notice issued to Plymouth CAST.
  7. Added a pre-termination warning notice to Downham Market Academy and a warning notice to Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy.
  8. Added termination warning notices for Blackthorn Primary School, Ruskin Junior School and Rushden Community College.
  9. Moved pre-termination warning notice to Oasis Academy Skinner Street to 'Removed notices'.
  10. Added pre-warning notice to North Shore, The Blyth and Thomas Hepburn Academies. Moved pre-warning notice to Strood Academy to 'Removed notices'.
  11. Added 'Notice of provisional intention to terminate to Durand Academy Trust' to the collection.
  12. Added pre-termination warning notices to St Peter and St Paul Catholic Voluntary Academy, and City of Derby Academy and Skegness Academy.
  13. Added pre-termination warning notice to All Saints Catholic College.
  14. Added 13 warning notices for January and February 2016.
  15. Added 5 pre-warning notices from January 2016, 1 pre-warning notice from December 2015 and 1 pre-warning notice from January 2015.
  16. Added pre-warning notice to the Dove Family Academy Trust.
  17. Added pre-warning notices to Park Primary School and Lincoln College Trust academies, and a warning notice to Blackthorn Primary School.
  18. Added pre-warning notice to Darlington School of Maths and Science.
  19. Added pre-warning notice to The Bulwell Academy.
  20. Added a pre-termination warning notice for Cedar Mount Academy.
  21. Added pre-warning notices for the Whitehill Primary School, St Peter’s Academy and Marshlands Academy. Added a warning notice for The Littlehampton Academy.
  22. Added pre-warning notices for the Future Schools Trust and Academies Enterprise Trust. Added warning notices for All Saints Academy, Dunstable and Pathways E-ACT Primary.
  23. Added pre-warning notices for Millbrook Academy and Grange School. Added a warning notice for St Edward's Church of England School. Removed a pre-warning notice for Broadfield East Junior School.
  24. Added 6 warning notices from October 2015 and 4 pre-warning notices from June and July 2014.
  25. Added pre-warning notice to Spires Academy and warning notice to Astor College.
  26. Added pre-warning notices to Abbs Cross Academy and Voyager Academy; added termination notice to Gray’s Farm Primary Academy; added warning notice to Ernulf Academy.
  27. Added pre-warning notice to Ely College and St Edmund Campion Catholic Primary School.
  28. Added pre-warning notices to All Saints Academy Dunstable, Oasis Community Learning Trust and Wilnecote High School.
  29. Added pre-warning notices to Sir Thomas Wharton Community College and Top Valley Academy.
  30. Added Pre-warning notice to Oasis Academy Nunsthorpe
  31. Added pre-warning notice to Merrill Academy.
  32. Added pre-warning notice to Samworth (Enterprise) Academy Trust.
  33. Added 'Notice of termination of funding agreement to Durham Free School'
  34. Added pre-warning notices to Firbeck Academy and to School Partnership Trust Academies. Moved Barnfield College pre-warning notice to 'Removed notices'
  35. Added 'Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust: letter from Martin Post'.
  36. Added a pre-warning notice to E-Act and the trustee board of Fulwood Academy.
  37. Added pre-warning notice for Furness Academy.
  38. Added pre-warning notice for Sawtry Community College.
  39. Added pre-warning notice for Testwood Sports College.
  40. Added pre-warning notice to Armthorpe Academy.
  41. Added pre-warning notice to Lostock Hall Academy.
  42. Added a pre warning notice to Nottingham University Samworth Academy.
  43. Added a pre-warning notice to Ernulf Academy.
  44. First published.