Deptford says no to Tidemill becoming an academy

August 27th, 2010 at 7:30 am

NUT backs Tidemill Protesters

a letter penned by Martin Powell-Davies – NUT executive in support of parents who oppose plans to make Tidemill Primary an Academy school….as follows:

The Government’s plans to encourage “outstanding” schools to take a fast-track to “Academy” status are a threat to the future of comprehensive Local Authority schooling. They could introduce a fragmented two-tier education system where “successful” schools opt-out of the Local Authority, taking money with them as they go, leaving cash-starved Councils with the schools – and pupils – that need most help. read more


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