Academy status for Prince Henry’s? NO!
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Download a Petition Form Get your neighbours, friends & work colleagues to sign We, the undersigned, oppose the establishment of an Academy at Prince Henry's School, Otley. Why remove Prince Henry’s from the heart of the community?
Click for the full story in the Wharfedale Observer MYTH: “The first major benefit would be the significant financial boost, with the school likely to receive a net gain in funding overall. “ (Councillor Barry Anderson, Adel and Wharfedale Ward) FACT: “The principle of academies' funding is that academies should receive the same level of per-pupil funding as they would receive from the local authority (LA) as a maintained school. The Government is clear that becoming an academy should not bring about a financial advantage or disadvantage to a school.” (DfE Website - quoting the government’s own words)