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 and minded to terminate notices

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

  1. Minded to terminate letter to Twydall Primary School and Nursery
  2. Minded to terminate letter to Sprites Primary Academy
  3. Minded to terminate letter to Cuckoo Hall Academy
  4. Minded to terminate letter to St John's Wood School
  5. Minded to terminate letter to Newcastle Academy
  6. Minded to terminate letter to King Solomon International Business School
  7. Minded to terminate letter to Burton and South Derbyshire Education Trust
  8. Minded to terminate letter to Brookfield Academy Trust
  9. Minded to terminate letter to Hope Valley College
  10. Minded to terminate letter to Hinkley Academy
  11. Minded to terminate letter: Stafford Leys Community Primary School
  12. Minded to terminate letter to Marden Vale CofE Academy
  13. Minded to terminate letter to Bridge Learning Campus
  14. Minded to terminate letter to Gloucester Academy
  15. Minded to terminate letter to The Grange School
  16. Pre-warning notice to Felixstowe Academy
  17. Pre-warning notice to Cecil Jones Academy
  18. Pre-warning notice to the De La Salle Academy Trust
  19. Pre-warning notice to to the Castle Hall Academy Trust
  20. Pre-warning notice to St Boniface’s RC College
  21. Pre-warning notice to Blandford St Mary C of E Primary School
  22. Pre-warning notice to Elaine Primary Academy
  23. Pre-warning notice letter to Bacon's College, Southwark
  24. Pre-warning notice to Beaumont Hill Academy
  25. Pre-warning notice to Whitefield Schools
  26. Pre-warning notice to Olive Alternative Provision Academy
  27. Pre-warning notice to Kings College, Guildford
  28. Pre-warning notice to Chaucer School
  29. Pre-warning notice to North Shore, The Blyth and Thomas Hepburn Academies
  30. Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust: letter from Martin Post
  31. Oldknow Academy Trust: letter from Lord Nash
  32. Golden Hillock School: letter from Lord Nash
  33. Nansen Primary School: letter from Lord Nash to Park View Educational Trust
  34. Pre-warning notice to Brampton Primary School
  35. Park View School: letter from Lord Nash to Park View Educational Trust

Warning notices

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

  1. Termination warning notice to Steiner Academy Exeter
  2. Termination warning notice to Seva School
  3. Termination warning notice to William Lovell Church of England Academy
  4. Termination warning notice to Kirkby College
  5. Termination warning notice to Landau Forte Academy Moorhead
  6. Termination warning notice to Sandymoor Free School
  7. Termination warning notice to Beechen Cliff School
  8. Termination warning notice to Sandye Place Academy
  9. Termination warning notice to Discovery School
  10. Warning notice to St Anthony’s School
  11. Warning notice to the Marine Academy Plymouth
  12. Warning notice to Emslie Morgan Academy
  13. Warning notice to North Devon Academy
  14. Warning notice to Central Devon Academy
  15. Warning notice to St Giles Academy
  16. Termination warning notice to Exeter - A Learning Community Academy
  17. Warning notice to Archbishop Courtenay Primary School
  18. Warning notice to Central CofE Academy
  19. Warning notice to Wayland Academy
  20. Warning notice to Grove Primary School
  21. Warning notice to Downham Market Academy
  22. Warning notice to St Aidan's Catholic Primary Academy
  23. Warning notice to Malvin's Close Primary Academy
  24. Warning notice to Robert Owen Academy
  25. Warning notice to Basildon Upper Academy
  26. Warning notice to King's Lynn Academy
  27. Termination warning notice to Wrenn School
  28. Warning notice to New Line Learning Academy
  29. Warning notice to Plymouth CAST
  30. Warning notice to Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy
  31. Termination warning notice to Blackthorn Primary School
  32. Termination warning notice to Rushden Community College
  33. Termination warning notice to Ruskin Junior School

Notices of provisional intention to terminate

Termination notices

  1. Termination notice to Sandye Place Academy
  2. Termination notice to Discovery Learning Limited
  3. Termination notice to St Anthony’s Trust
  4. Termination notice to CUL Academy

Removed notices

Record of letters

  1. Academy trusts: notices about poor performance
Published 8 November 2013
Last updated 14 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Removed pre-warning notice to Ernulf Academy.
  2. Added 'Minded to terminate letter to Twydall Primary School and Nursery'.
  3. Added a minded to terminate notice to Cuckoo Hall Academy.
  4. Added 'Minded to terminate letter to Sprites Primary Academy'.
  5. Added a minded to terminate notice to Newcastle Academy. Added a termination notice for Steiner Academy Exeter that replaces the minded to terminate notice for this school.
  6. Added minded to terminate letter for St John's Wood School.
  7. Added the pre-warning notice for King Solomon International Business School.
  8. Added the termination warning notice for Seva School and the minded to terminate letter to Burton and South Derbyshire Education Trust.
  9. Added minded to terminate letters for Hope Valley College, Stafford Leys Community Primary School, Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre and Brookfield Academy Trust.
  10. Added the termination notice for Sandye Place Academy issued on 1 August 2018.
  11. Added minded to terminate letter to Steiner Academy Exeter.
  12. Added 'Termination warning notice to William Lovell Church of England Academy'.
  13. Added Marden Vale CofE Academy pre-warning notice.
  14. Added the termination warning notice and termination notice for Discovery School.
  15. Added a Minded to Terminate letter to Bridge Learning Campus.
  16. Added 'Termination warning notice to Beechen Cliff School' to warning notices.
  17. Added termination warning notices for Kirkby College and Landau Forte Academy Moorhead.
  18. Added 'Termination warning notice to Sandymoor'.
  19. Added a termination warning notice to Sandye Place Academy issued on 11 June 2018.
  20. Added Minded to terminate letter to Gloucester Academy
  21. Added 'minded to terminate' letter to The Grange School.
  22. Added a 'Termination notice to St Anthony’s Trust' issued on 21 May 2018.
  23. Added the warning notice to Central CofE Academy.
  24. Added warning notice to Archbishop Courtenay Primary School.
  25. Added pre-warning notice to Cecil Jones Academy and Felixstowe Academy.
  26. Added termination warning notice for St Anthony's School.
  27. Added 'Termination warning notice to the Marine Academy Plymouth'
  28. Added a pre-warning notice issued to the De La Salle Academy Trust and a warning notice issued to Emslie Morgan Academy.
  29. Added a pre-warning notice to Castle Hall Academy Trust.
  30. Added termination warning notice for Central Devon Academy and North Devon Academy.
  31. Added St Anthony's Academy to 'Pre-warning notices'.
  32. Added a pre-warning notice issued to Ernulf Academy.
  33. Warning notice to King's Lynn Academy added to collection.
  34. Added warning notice to Wayland Academy and a pre-warning notice letter to Bacon's College, Southwark.
  35. Added 7 pre-warning notices, 7 warning notices and 1 termination notice issued between February and July 2017.
  36. Added 'Warning notice to New Line Learning Academy' and 'Termination warning notice to Wrenn School'.
  37. Added a warning notice issued to Plymouth CAST.
  38. Added a pre-termination warning notice to Downham Market Academy and a warning notice to Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy.
  39. Added termination warning notices for Blackthorn Primary School, Ruskin Junior School and Rushden Community College.
  40. Moved pre-termination warning notice to Oasis Academy Skinner Street to 'Removed notices'.
  41. Added pre-warning notice to North Shore, The Blyth and Thomas Hepburn Academies. Moved pre-warning notice to Strood Academy to 'Removed notices'.
  42. Added 'Notice of provisional intention to terminate to Durand Academy Trust' to the collection.
  43. Added pre-termination warning notices to St Peter and St Paul Catholic Voluntary Academy, and City of Derby Academy and Skegness Academy.
  44. Added pre-termination warning notice to All Saints Catholic College.
  45. Added 13 warning notices for January and February 2016.
  46. Added 5 pre-warning notices from January 2016, 1 pre-warning notice from December 2015 and 1 pre-warning notice from January 2015.
  47. Added pre-warning notice to the Dove Family Academy Trust.
  48. Added pre-warning notices to Park Primary School and Lincoln College Trust academies, and a warning notice to Blackthorn Primary School.
  49. Added pre-warning notice to Darlington School of Maths and Science.
  50. Added pre-warning notice to The Bulwell Academy.
  51. Added a pre-termination warning notice for Cedar Mount Academy.
  52. Added pre-warning notices for the Whitehill Primary School, St Peter’s Academy and Marshlands Academy. Added a warning notice for The Littlehampton Academy.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. Added 6 warning notices from October 2015 and 4 pre-warning notices from June and July 2014.
  56. Added pre-warning notice to Spires Academy and warning notice to Astor College.
  57. 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.
  58. Added pre-warning notice to Ely College and St Edmund Campion Catholic Primary School.
  59. Added pre-warning notices to All Saints Academy Dunstable, Oasis Community Learning Trust and Wilnecote High School.
  60. Added pre-warning notices to Sir Thomas Wharton Community College and Top Valley Academy.
  61. Added Pre-warning notice to Oasis Academy Nunsthorpe
  62. Added pre-warning notice to Merrill Academy.
  63. Added pre-warning notice to Samworth (Enterprise) Academy Trust.
  64. Added 'Notice of termination of funding agreement to Durham Free School'
  65. Added pre-warning notices to Firbeck Academy and to School Partnership Trust Academies. Moved Barnfield College pre-warning notice to 'Removed notices'
  66. Added 'Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust: letter from Martin Post'.
  67. Added a pre-warning notice to E-Act and the trustee board of Fulwood Academy.
  68. Added pre-warning notice for Furness Academy.
  69. Added pre-warning notice for Sawtry Community College.
  70. Added pre-warning notice for Testwood Sports College.
  71. Added pre-warning notice to Armthorpe Academy.
  72. Added pre-warning notice to Lostock Hall Academy.
  73. Added a pre warning notice to Nottingham University Samworth Academy.
  74. Added a pre-warning notice to Ernulf Academy.
  75. First published.