Senior teachers heavily implicated in the so-called Trojan Horse plot to Islamise Birmingham state schools will keep their jobs, despite damning criticism from four official inquiries.

Only hours after Michael Gove was removed as Education Secretary last week, Department for Education officials made a "five-point agreement" with the management of the academy schools at the centre of the plot – Park View, Golden Hillock and Nansen — according to the trust that runs all three.

In a copy of the agreement sent to parents, one of the points states "the senior leaders of the academies are recognised as having strong track records in raising achievement and will have a big contribution to the future leadership of the academies".

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