Deptford says no to Tidemill becoming an academy

Monthly Archives: January 2011

Join Deptford Says No – Lets Take to the Streets in Deptford February 19th!

» by January 27th, 2011 at 10:50 pm » Comments (0)

Take to the streets in Deptford February 19th! and then march to Catford Town Hall and on to Lewisham Library. Sat 19th Feb For more info contact Leila at: more »

What the School is not sharing…Call for support!

» by January 27th, 2011 at 10:46 am » Comments (0)

You may already know that a letter was sent out by the school on Friday 21st of January indicating that they were pulling out of the current application to become ...more »

Councils set to have funding cut to pay for academy schools

» by January 26th, 2011 at 10:28 am » Comments (1)

Baroness Margaret Eaton, Chairman of the LGA, said: “We have made it clear that school choice is something that councils support. But it cannot be fair for local taxpayers to subsidise ...more »

Tidemill school – victory for parents

» by January 24th, 2011 at 11:23 pm » Comments (0)

Tidemill school - victory for parents ONE OF the flagship academies planned was Tidemill Primary School in Deptford in south London. Head master Mark Elms, who achieved widespread media attention when ...more »

The Tidemill controversy has highlighted one of the many contradictions of government policy

» by January 24th, 2011 at 9:22 am » Comments (0)

The decision by the Governors to withdraw the application seems to have been prompted by a reconsideration of the financial benefits to the school. Academies will receive their funding directly ...more »

“there is no reason to rush” they say

» by January 22nd, 2011 at 11:51 am » Comments (1)

A letter from the school telling parents that the school will be withdrawing the application. It says nothing about the real reason for this. We need a public meeting to ...more »

“Superhead” foiled as Tidemill Primary School withdraws application for academy status

» by January 19th, 2011 at 12:34 pm » Comments (0)

Tidemill Primary School in Lewisham is to withdraw its application for academy status. The decision was taken last night at a Governors’ meeting, according to Keith Geary, the Chair of the ...more »

School reconsiders bid to leave council control

» by January 19th, 2011 at 6:26 am » Comments (0)

Read South London Press here: SLPELMS (PDF download) more »

Victory for Parents and Local Residents: Press Release: Saturday 15th Jan 2011

» by January 15th, 2011 at 10:44 pm » Comments (3)

Country’s highest paid Superhead Mark Elms gets maths wrong in academy bid The governors at Tidemill Primary School in Deptford are about to withdraw their application to become an academy. Though ...more »