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New Academy team head for Place

Richard Stone has been appointed head of academies delivery for the educational transformation company Place Group.

Mr Stone's previous projects include the flagship South Maidstone Academies Federation project; an accelerated programme to merge three schools to create the Cornwallis and New Line Learning Academies.

His appointment comes as Place announces new contract wins wins under the Department of Children Schools and Families (DCSF) Academies framework including projects in Essex, Bolton and Kent, as well as securing the Implementation phase for seven Academies in Manchester as part of their wider school transformation programme.

Place now work on 23 Academies in the UK and advise over 40 local authorities on their BSF programmes.