Deptford says no to Tidemill becoming an academy

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September 4th, 2013 at 3:13 am

Class Divide

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It’s official. Academies increase the gap between rich and poor. You got to wonder what they are thinking.

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March 31st, 2013 at 9:14 am

Gove not trusted

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MP Michael Gove and his effect on education has been viewed negatively by parents in a new poll. See The Guardian.

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May 20th, 2012 at 12:58 pm

Chair of Governors resigns- was it all too much work?

Only 10 months after becoming an academy, the Chair of Governors resigns! – was it all too much work for him?  On May 11th, parents were given a letter saying that Keith Geary, Chair of Governors has decided to resign due to heavy and increasing work commitments, his replacement is David Mason, Content Manager at the London Grid for Learning.

There is a parents meeting with the board of directors on the Wednesday 23rd May 6.30pm to discuss plans.

 

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April 27th, 2012 at 9:18 pm

Protest against profiteering Wednesday 16th May at Olympia

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April 27th, 2012 at 8:47 am

Whoops we had a chance to meet then it was gone!

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April 25th, 2012 at 9:35 am

What else is REAch 2 doing?

London firm to run school on social club site

EDUCATION chiefs have completed the purchase of a former Burton social club site for a new primary school — and chosen the private firm they want to run it.

Staffordshire County Council has bought the Belvedere Park Club site, in Belvedere Road, from owner Westbourne Leisure and selected London-based education provider Reach 2 as its ‘preferred choice’ to run the school…

Head teacher Steve Lancashire Hillyfield Academy, Reach 2

Head teacher Steve Lancashire heads up Reach 2, the educational trust which runs two schools in London and has been selected by Staffordshire County Council to run its new ‘Belvedere Park Academy’ read full article: Burton Mail

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April 17th, 2012 at 9:58 am

It’s Official!!!! Tidemill is now under the umbrella of REAch2

Update: 19th April 2012

The page below has been removed overnight from REAch 2 website, mmm what is going on?

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April 17th, 2012 at 9:26 am

Mark Elms leaving Tidemill to do what?…make profit!

A ‘SUPER-HEAD’ believed to be Britain’s highest paid teacher is to open a new academy in Croydon. Mark Elms earned £276,523 in one year and is already the executive head of Aerodrome School, in Waddon. Now his Reach2 academy trust has been selected to open a new school on the site of the Davidson Centre, in Addiscombe – less than a month after Mr Elms announced his retirement from his flagship academy in Lewisham. Croydon Council has been working with the Department for Education (DfE) to find an organisation to run the school since it rejected the two remaining bids last month. It suggested Mr Elms and Reach2, an appointment Education Secretary Michael Gove has now approved…Read full article This is Croydon Today

 

Gove gives the go-ahead to a company that was only established 7 weeks ago, see details of REAch 2 below:

 

Company Information

Registration Date: 29/02/2012
Registration Number: 07970232
Type: Private Limited with share capital

 

Registered Address

HILLYFIELD ACADEMY,
HIGHAM HILL ROAD
LONDON
E17 6ED


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March 17th, 2012 at 2:43 pm

Deputy head to quit too…SLP

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March 8th, 2012 at 6:13 pm

Mercury ‘Super-Head’ To Leave Primary

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