29 Apr 2015

In March this year, Brighton & Hove City Council, without any consultation with the local community or teachers, announced that they had asked the University of Brighton Academies Trust to open a free school.

24 Mar 2015

A feature of academy schools and academy trusts has been the involvement of universities as sponsors. The prospect of a university sponsor may seem more palatable than a private multiple academy trust (MAT) but do universities necessarily make good sponsors?

22 Jul 2011

The idea to take our fight to Chester came from a campaigner’s son. He suggested to his Dad “At the next teachers strike, why don’t you take the fight & the campaign to Chester & protest on their turf.” So we did!