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The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services. Find out about the academies programme which provides schools with greater freedoms to innovate and raise standards.

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Reform of 14-16 Performance Tables from 2014

Information about qualifications which will be recognised in School and College Performance Tables from 2014 onwards.


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2011 School and College Performance Tables
Academies - Benefits of convertingFree schools - Hear from proposers

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