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Tapton academy plans postponed

Controversial plans to change the status of Tapton secondary school in Crosspool to an academy have been put on hold due to legal issues raised by the school’s owner. Private finance initiative company Interserve and its funders Lloyds Banking Group … Continue reading

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Tapton governers vote for academy change

Tapton secondary school in Crosspool will break away from the council to become an academy on 1 August. In the final vote, sixteen governors voted in for the move, one abstained and two more were unable to attend. Tapton will … Continue reading

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Tapton academy deal could be signed by Monday

A funding deal to transform the status of a Crosspool school into an academy could be signed as early as Monday. Today’s Sheffield Telegraph covers the story on its front page. A meeting for parents only took place on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Meeting called to discuss Tapton academy plans

A public meeting will take place at 6.30pm on Tuesday 21 June at Tapton school to discuss plans to turn the school into an academy. Teachers at Tapton are against the move, fearing that becoming an academy will not raise … Continue reading

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Tapton school to become an academy

Tapton secondary school in Crosspool is to break away from the council to become an academy. Governors feel such a move would be in the school’s best interest, earning it a bonus of more than £740,000 a year and allowing … Continue reading

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