Govt flagship Free School branded 'inadequate' by Ofsted

A school in Suffolk at the heart of the government's flagship Free School programme has been placed in special measures. A report from the education watchdog Ofsted says the IES Breckland school at Brandon is 'inadequate'.

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IES Operating Manager responds to damning Ofsted

IES Breckland is the first school run for profit in Britain. IES - which stands for International English Schools - is a Swedish company which runs a chain of for profit schools in Sweden.

In 2012 the company won a ten year contract from the government to run a free school in Brandon.

This contract will pay the school a maximum of £21million.

The Operating Manager of IES Sweden, Peter John Files, took questions from ITV News Anglia earlier this week about what mistakes the company had made, and whether IES owed parents an apology for such a damning Ofsted report.

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