Briefing: DfE: Schools causing concern: November 2018

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
December 14, 2018
John Fowler
Issues Covered
  • Academy Orders
  • Coasting schools
  • Role of Regional Schools Commissioner
  • Warning notices and school improvement
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance
Related briefings

Schools causing concern: April 2016 DfE guidance (April 2016)

School system research Evaluating the post-2010 DfE policy (August 2018)

DfE – Teacher workload advisory group (November 2018)

See also LGiU blogs

Viewpoint: Implementing the Education and Adoption Act (April 2016)

Viewpoint: Our school system – the way ahead (September 2018)

The DfE has updated the guidance on Schools Causing Concern to take account of changes announced in May by the Secretary of State: the designation of a local authority maintained school as coasting will not lead to an Academy Order but to additional support being offered is part of several changes

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