Craig Tunstall: Council seeking £500k from ex-superhead

A council is attempting to recover damages of potentially £500,000 from former superhead Sir Craig Tunstall, who is alleged to have received unauthorised payments, court papers reveal.

https://schoolsweek.co.uk/council-seeking-500000-back-from-ex-superhead-sir-craig-tunstall-over-unauthorised-payments/amp/

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Marcus Rashford calls on PM for wider free school meal review

Writing to Boris Johnson, celebrity chefs and over 40 charities join the footballer’s call for action.BBC News – Family & EducationRead More

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Row over half term free school meals plan

The government defends its plan to switch to a grant scheme to feed children at half term.BBC News – Family & EducationRead More

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Former Cameron advisers free school rapped over improper appointment of Principal’s friends

A free school chaired by a former prime minister’s adviser broke academy rules over appointing associates of its principal and spending £1,600 on a drone for marketing pictures despite “weak” finances.

https://schoolsweek.co.uk/former-cameron-advisers-free-school-rapped-over-improper-appointment-of-principals-friends/amp/?__twitter_impression=true&s=09

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How Ministers made a shambles of English Schools

From a government and department of privatisers, academisers and free-schoolers, did anyone genuinely believe things would be any different?

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/dec/20/how-ministers-made-a-shambles-of-english-schools

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