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Wymondham College principal criticises academy status

The head of one of Norfolk's top state schools has said he regrets his school becoming one of Education Secretary Michael Gove's flagship academies.

Wymondham College principal Melvyn Roffe, accused the Department for Education (DfE) of "micromanaging" schools.

He said he thought the school would gain more freedom but the reality was "more government control".

The DfE disputed Mr Roffe's claims and said academies had more autonomy.

  • 03 Jun 2014
  • From the section Norfolk