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Ian Purnell

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Ian Purnell, one of Tribal’s Education Specialists, is an experienced Headteacher leading 3 schools over a period of 14 years. He also has 7 years experience supporting many primary schools engage effectively with major capital construction projects (both expansions and new builds). Most recently he has also been supporting academy and free school applications and working with a new and growing Multi Academy Trust.

Recent Posts

Becoming an academy - when is the right time for your school to convert?

Posted by Ian Purnell on March 8, 2017

By the end of 2016, approximately 1 in 5 state funded primary schools in England were academies. This proportion is likely to increase rapidly over the next few years, gathering pace as more and more schools convert either through choice or through enforcement.

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Topics: Schools & Early Years