1. ITV Report

More than 200 new academies

Pupils at what used to be Heyworth Park, which became Warden Park Primary Academy Photo: ITV Meridian

The following schools from our area have been taken from the national list of 214 struggling schools becoming sponsored academies in 2012. The Government has said they must convert to become academies and work with a sponsor - for example another successful school or one of the big organisations being set up to run academies - to improve their performance.

Elmrise Primary School in Bournemouth

Queen's Park Primary School in Bournemouth

Bell Lane Combined School in Buckinghamshire

Heron Park Primary School in East Sussex

King Offa Primary School in East Sussex

Oakwood School in East Sussex

Sidley Community Primary School in East Sussex

Oak Meadow Church of England Controlled Primary in Hampshire

Bell Wood Community Primary in Kent

Dame Janet Community Infant School and Dame Janet Junior in Kent

Drapers Mill Primary School in Kent

Hersden Community Primary in Kent

Horizon Primary School in Kent

Linden Grove Primary School in Kent

Molehill Copse Primary School in Kent

Newlands Primary School in Kent

Northdown Primary School in Kent

Oak Trees Community School in Kent

Regis Manor Community Primary School in Kent

Salmestone Primary School in Kent

Sherwood Park Community Primary School in Kent

St James the Great Primary and Nursery School in Kent

St Laurence in Thanet Church of England Junior School

West Malling Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School and Language Unit in Kent

York Road Junior School and Language Unit in Kent

Elaine Primary School in Medway

Glencoe Junior School in Medway

St James Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School in Medway

Dashwood School in Oxfordshire

The John Henry Newman C of E (A) Primary School in Oxfordshire

Paulsgrove Primary School Portsmouth

Battle Primary School in Reading

Upcroft Primary School in Reading

Bewbush Community Primary in West Sussex

Broadfield East Junior School in West Sussex

Heyworth Primary School in West Sussex

Hilltop Primary School in West Sussex

Portfield Primary School in West Sussex

Seal Primary School in Selsey West Sussex

Southway Primary School in West Sussex

Tangmere Primary School in West Sussex

Corsham Regis Primary School in Wiltshire

The Manor C of E VC Primary School in Wiltshire

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