The full findings of the latest Ofsted report into the Al-Madinah free school, in which inspectors said there had been "no improvement".
Lord Nash has told the trustees of the troubled Al-Madinah school in Derby that he is unsatisfied with changes. They have agreed to resign.
A controversial Muslim free school in Derby has been branded 'dysfunctional' and 'in chaos' by Ofsted inspectors.
Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust says it has much to resolve as it continues to advise Derby's Al-Madinah School.
The Muslim free school has been labelled "in chaos" by education inspectors just weeks after it was placed in special measures for failing its pupils.
GDFT says it will continue to work with the school to ensure it has a sustainable future.
– Barry Day, Chief Executive of the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust (GDFT)
The GDFT has been working with the school since Lord Nash asked us to. As Chief Executive I have been very involved with this and I am advising my Trust Board that we continue with our school improvement work.
There is still much to do to resolve the issues raised by Ofsted and our priority is to make sure the school has a sustainable future. When that has been achieved I will be in a much better position to advise my Board further.
A scathing report into a Derby free school claims it "remains in chaos" more than a month after an initial inspection labelled it "dysfunctional".
A total of 47 pupils have left in the past few weeks, while five members of staff have resigned, according to Ofsted inspectors.
The inspector, Wayne Norrie, has now strongly recommended that no newly-qualified teaching staff are taken on as the school's action plans for improvement are "not good enough".
An Ofsted report has found there are "no signs of improvement" at the Al-Madinah free school in Derby, with relationships between school leaders at all levels labelled "destructive and deteriorating".
The school's action plan for improvements was found to be not fit for purpose, and inspectors also found teachers are not being held to account for inadequacies in teaching.
The inspection was carried out on November 29, just weeks after an initial report labelled the school "dysfunctional."
Trustees running a free school in Derby have agreed to resign to make way for a new management team.
The school was labelled dysfunctional after a report found it was under performing and said it needed to be put in special measures.
Shadow Minister for Schools Kevin Brennan MP says Labour had been warning the Government about the situation for some time.
"I've never seen an Ofsted report that was so disastrous as the one on the Al-Madinah school but I'm afraid it's a policy that has a problem in its design."
The Al-Madinah School Trust have released a statement in response to the letter from Lord Nash released today.
– Al-Madinah School
The Trust will ensure that the transition of Al-Madhina is smooth and the ethos of the faith designated school Remains secure . We acknowledge the positive input to allow or (sic) children to progress and have an (sic) academic success and a positive future . We also would like to make a request to all media to allow us to continue our vision to educate and inspire.
Governors at the troubled Al-Madinah school in Derby have released a statement regarding rumours that they may be resigning.
– Board of Governors, Al-Madinah School, Derby
Just to re-assure parents regarding the rumours circulating today about governors resigning.This is not the case and we would urge parents to talk to the PTA and the governors if they are concerned.
We are working with the DFE to ensure that our pupils future and the future of our school is secure.
We will update parents when we have any further information
Governors from the Al-Madinah free school in Derby will meet Education Minister, Lord Nash, today to discuss its future, according to a report in the Derby Telegraph.
The school has claimed it is determined to improve and that progress is being made.
Parents of pupils at a controversial free school in Derby are due to make a public statement at the school later today.
The Al-Madinah school in Derby was labelled 'dysfunctional' in a recent report by Ofsted. The Education Minister Lord Nash gave management at the school until the tomorrow, 1st November 2013, to make improvements or face losing government funding.