31 Mar 2016

The government’s introduction of the White Paper, Educational excellence everywhere, plans to make all schools across England academies.
This is a privatisation of our schools. It will see: the removal of all school governors and therefore parental input in to schools, the deregulation of all schools staff’s pay and conditions, and an end to university based training for teachers and Qualified Teacher Status.

Courtesy of Birmingham Mail
22 Mar 2016

The announcement has been made that there will be legislation unveiled in the budget to turn every school in England into an academy independent of local authority control .
Links to documents that say why this is not a good idea. With new article by Matthew Bennett, The Schools Business


21 Mar 2016

Hands Off Our Schools
No Forced Academies
Wed 23 March 5pm
Westminster Cathedral, Victoria St
March To DfE, Rally 6:30

17 Mar 2016

The petition petition to oppose all schools being turned into academies has gathered 55,ooo signatures in just over a day! Get everyone you know to sign.

16 Mar 2016

Assemble: March 23rd, 5pm
Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street SW1P 1QW
March to Department for Education
Called by: Camden NUT, East London NUT, Hackney NUT, Lambeth NUT & Waltham Forest NUT