How the 18 have progressed
No longer failing
Morningside primary Hackney, London.
Taken off special measures this month.
Abbey Farm middle Norfolk To come off special measures next term.
Lea Green special Waltham Forest, London Coming off special measures next term.
Lilian Baylis secondary Lambeth, London Coming off special measures next term.
Fresh start and other major developments Blakelaw secondary Newcastle Proposed fresh start Sept '98.
Handsworth Wood secondary Birmingham Local authority will close Aug '98.
South Benwell primary Newcastle New head. Stable staffing. Authority support strong.
Our Lady of Fatima GM secondary Liverpool Reasonable progress. New head in place.
Reasonable progress Kelsey Park GM secondary Bromley Education improved. School must tackle deficit.
Ashburton secondary Croydon Education improving. School must tackle deficit.
St Mary of the Angels primary Westminster, London Education improving. New head Jan '98.
Upbury Manor GM secondary Kent Education improving. 15 teachers have left since last monitoring visit.
Southfields GM secondary Kent Education improving. Additional governors to be appointed by Secretary of State.
Rams Episcopal primary Hackney, London Education improving. Weak teachers identified.
Authority considering viability Dulwich high Southwark, London Progress being monitored closely by Government.
Earl Marshal secondary Sheffield Education improving. Government recommends that authority seeks sponsorship or private funding to improve buildings.
Serious concerns Mostyn Gardens primary Lambeth, London New head and deputy start Jan '98.
Government to provide support.
Selhurst high Croydon Competency procedures against 15 teachers. Progress being monitored.