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academy

an educational establishment established and maintained by a person who has entered into an agreement with the Secretary of State so to do, in England and Wales. As well as any special requirements in the contract, the school must have a curriculum that meets the current legal requirements but with an emphasis on a particular subject area or areas as specified in the agreement. It must provide education for pupils of different abilities who are wholly or mainly drawn from the area in which the school is situated. Any payments due under the agreement by the Secretary of State are dependent on the fulfilment of conditions and requirements imposed for the purpose of securing that no charge is made in respect of admission to (or attendance at) the school or, subject to such exceptions as may be specified in the agreement, in respect of education provided at the school.
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The Model Precinct program is especially suited for areas that currently lack the resources to conduct recruit training or offer academies that only satisfy minimum standards.
It is recommended that applicants contact the academy or academies of their choice to request a pre-candidate questionnaire, which is the first step in the Admission Office's evaluation.
Candidates are evaluated using a competitive system recommended by the academies. The selection process includes a personal interview, review of the students application, essays, academic records, letters of recommendation, community involvement, character, and leadership experience.
By 2019, EMLC Academy Trust aims to be sponsoring between 12-15 open academies.
'We completed all legal formalities before sealing the academy,' Mr Shahzad said, adding that: 'Although we served notices, the contract clearly mentioned that the authority can take over its grounds and academies even without serving notices.'
Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising is based in Maryland and has 225 open academies located in 30 states, including the District of Columbia.
The Dubai Sports Council Academies Championship is the largest tournament of its kind, expanded this year to include 100 teams and 2300 players from private and local club academies.
The Co-op Academies Trust sponsors two other academies in north Manchester, Co-op Academy Manchester and Co-op Academy Failsworth.
| What are academies? Academies are effectively independent schools which receive their funding directly from central government, rather than through a local authority as most state schools do now.
THE sponsors responsible for 24 academies across the West Midlands have been barred from opening any more because of serious concerns about the education being provided to children.
THE number of Academies in North Kirklees is growing.
This year we have 10 top academies playing in this 25 overs tournament and these teams will be divided into two groups with last years champions G Force Academy and Desert Cubs Cricket Academy heading the two groups.

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