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The controversial plan to convert The Village School into an academy is set to become a reality on Friday.

A government investigation uncovering a "litany of gross failings" at Woodfield School has piled further controversy onto its delayed partnership with The Village School to form an academy trust.

Wembley High Technology College has been named the joint highest performing school in the country - topping the charts for Progress 8 scores for the second year running.

A Kingsbury special needs school could become an academy in a little over a week, despite dark clouds hanging over its partner.

Controversial plans to convert a Kingsbury school into an academy could finally go through in February, according to the headteacher.

The headteacher of a school embroiled in a battle with union members has bemoaned the "detrimental impact" of further strikes on its students.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Times' readers this week.

Plans to convert The Village School into an academy have been approved by the Department for Education.

Union officials have hailed a victory as controversial plans to convert a top Brent special needs school into an academy look to have been turned down.

Governors have given plans for The Village School to be converted into an academy the green light.

Placard-bearing staff have continued to go on strike as the decision looms over whether to turn The Village School into an academy.

Pressure is building on The Village School to scrap its academisation plans following packed public meeting at Brent Civic Centre last night (Thursday).

The Village School was closed today (Thursday) after around 70 placard-bearing Kingsbury teachers went on strike outside the school gates.

A PE teacher from a Kingsbury school is determined to further enhance the wellbeing of students with special educational needs after an eye-opening trip to Grenada.

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