John Mann – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Education

The below Parliamentary question was asked by John Mann on 2015-12-15.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many school academies do not follow the national curriculum.

Nick Gibb

The Department for Education does not hold information on the number of academies that do not follow the national curriculum.

Academies are not required to follow the national curriculum, but must teach a broad and balanced curriculum that includes English, mathematics, science and religious education.