TES Survey

10th October 1997 at 01:00
The TES surveyed the country's 1,188 GM schools by post - 755 schools replied, a 64 per cent response rate.

Overall results

557 74% said they wanted to become foundation schools

8 1% wanted to become community schools

97 13% wanted to become aided

93 12% did not know or answer

357 47% expected recriminations from the local authority

321 41% did not

65 9% did not know

12 2% did not answer

461 61% said they would lose staff

1,164 jobs would be lost in these schools

The top three reasons for going GM


bad LEA


The top three achievements



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