Poll: Should the Hewett School become an academy?

Protest march through Norwich against Hewett School becoming an academy.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Protest march through Norwich against Hewett School becoming an academy.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of protesters marched in Norwich yesterday against plans to turn the Hewett School into an academy.

The Hewett was put in special measures in November following a damning Ofsted report, and the government last week said it wants it to become an academy sponsored by the Inspiration Trust.

Norfolk County Council, which instead wants to see a learning village on the Hewett site, has threatened a High Court challenge to the plans.

What do you think? Should the Hewett become an academy?


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