No to Colmore Academy

Colmore Junior and Infant Schools in Kings Heath recently announced their intention to ‘investigate seeking academy status’.   Parents have been given until 31st January to send in comments but no parents’ meeting has so far been arranged. A group of concerned parents have set up ‘No to Colmore Academy’ to campaign against the proposal […]

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Add your name. Condemn Gove’s plans to rank children in national league tables

Originally posted on A Charter for Primary Education:
Please comment below to add your name in support of this letter to the national press. Initial signatories: Malory Blackman, Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen Children’s Author Alan Gibbons  Children’s Author Andy Seed Children’s Author John Coe NAPE National Association Primary Education Dr Terry Wrigley Leeds Met University…

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Another one going?

Originally posted on Stourbridge Labour Councillors:
After the decision by Redhill School to convert to an academy and the ‘sale’ of Stourbridge College and it’s assets to Birmingham Metropolitan, the community in Stourbridge faces the loss of another of their jewels if Ridgewood High School in Wollaston decides to become an Academy. Concerned local parents…

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