Main content

Nicky Morgan: 'We will intervene in coasting schools'

More schools in England are to be taken out of local council control and given new leadership as academies, under powers to be outlined in the Queen's Speech.

The Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, says schools classed as "coasting" will face quicker direct intervention by the government.

Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show, Ms Morgan said where schools do not have a plan to help students progress, the government would intervene.

Release date:


10 minutes