Author Archives: Dave

New drive for academies flies in the face of the evidence

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 Continue reading

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Plan the fight back! Sign the Petition! March on the DfE!

‘Something must be done!’ cry the Tories saying our children are languishing in ‘failing council-run’ schools . And their ‘something’ is privatisation – the academisation of every single school in England. Continue reading

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Hands off our Schools

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

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Petition reaches 100,000

Anti-Academies Alliance Press Release 20 March 2016 2pm The public have spoken – they want an inquiry into academies! The Anti-Academies Alliance is delighted that our petition for a public inquiry and referendum into academies has raced to hit 100,000 … Continue reading

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Sign our Petition

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. Continue reading

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