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Church schools and academisation: Benefits and barriers

8 July | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

More and more schools are moving towards academisation. However, Church of England schools, which make up over a quarter of all primary schools and over 200 secondary schools, are limited in their choice of multi-academy trust (MAT). This session asks what the limitations are for schools and what they can do to overcome them. It also considers the benefits that follow from joining a MAT and whether it will impact on the pupils within church schools.


8 July
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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Katie Paxton, Governance and Admissions Adviser, Oxford Diocesan Board of Education, Tony Wilson, Diocesan Director of Education, Oxford Diocesan Board of Education