Academies: Closures

Department for Education written question – answered on 18th July 2017.

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Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle Labour, Wallasey

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and which academies have closed in England since 2010.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Minister of State (Department for Education)

There are now 6925 academies, including 432 free schools, studio schools and university technical colleges, which will provide over 230, 000 new school places when they reach capacity. Since 2010, 23 academies (0.3%) have closed permanently:

1

Manchester Alternative Provision Academy

Academy

2

Marlow Academy

Academy

3

Oasis Academy Hextable

Academy

4

Weston Academy

Academy

5

Discovery New School

Free school

6

Dawes Lane Academy

Free school

7

Southwark Free School

Free school

8

St Michael's Secondary School

Free school

9

Stockport Technical School

Free school

10

The Durham Free School

Free school

11

Bradford Studio School

Studio school

12

Create Studio School

Studio school

13

Hyndburn Studio School

Studio school

14

Inspire Enterprise Academy

Studio school

15

Kajans Hospitality & Catering Studio School

Studio school

16

Tendring Enterprise Studio School

Studio school

17

The Hull Studio School

Studio school

18

The Midland Studio College Hinckley

Studio school

19

The Midland Studio College Nuneaton

Studio school

20

The Studio School Luton

Studio school

21

Black Country UTC

UTC

22

Central Bedfordshire UTC

UTC

23

Hackney University Technical College

UTC

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