Deptford says no to Tidemill becoming an academy

Monthly Archives: May 2011

New Cross Labour Councillors SAY NO!

» by May 29th, 2011 at 6:58 pm » Comments (0)

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We are not alone! More governors coming out against academies

» by May 28th, 2011 at 2:22 pm » Comments (0)

  COCKERMOUTH SCHOOL: MORALLY WE COULD NOT BECOME AN ACADEMY Conversion promises more freedom, power and money. In these austere times, it must look an attractive proposition. But governors of one of the ...more »

Another letter from the community! but will they listen?

» by May 26th, 2011 at 10:01 am » Comments (0)

  Dear Sir, As a long-standing and active resident of this community and [as is the case with the majority of people in our community and communities everywhere] I lead a very ...more »

A reminder to all those in power – THE SEVEN PRINCIPLES

» by May 25th, 2011 at 2:49 pm » Comments (0)

The Committee on Standards in Public Life is an independent public body which advises government on ethical standards across the whole of public life in the UK. THE SEVEN PRINCIPLES OF ...more »

Wake up Gove: letters from the Guardian

» by May 24th, 2011 at 9:32 am » Comments (0)

Profit motive behind academies The coalition's academy programme is the reverse of that of Labour: it is now the outstanding schools, not the ones in deprived areas, which are given the ...more »

Who’s Lobbying Who? mmmm so much for the ‘big society’?

» by May 23rd, 2011 at 9:19 am » Comments (0)

A website devoted to telling us who is lobbying who in the UK. From May 2010 to Dec 2010 the Department for Education has had 279 meetings. The Parliamentary Under Secretary ...more »

Another letter asking for transparency from parents

» by May 22nd, 2011 at 8:01 pm » Comments (0)

Dear Keith Geary, Chair of Governors, I am disappointed that the governing body voted on Wednesday 4th May for Academy status again. Firstly, the school has still not produced any detailed information ...more »

A Warm Welcome to Lambeth Says No to ‘Free’ School

» by May 21st, 2011 at 7:45 pm » Comments (0)

About We are a group of local parents teachers and members of the local community opposed to the setting up of theMichaela free school in Lambeth. We think that the planning ...more »

If Tidemill becomes an academy bang goes the community

» by May 18th, 2011 at 5:06 pm » Comments (0)

WAN winners pave the way for new typologies in education facility design   From the moment the details of Tidemill Primary School hit the table, its innovative angle in community development drew ...more »

Has the Chair of Governors got his maths wrong again?

» by May 15th, 2011 at 6:24 pm » Comments (1)

Yet again Tidemill School claims money as the main reason to convert - but has the chair of governors got his maths wrong again? Chair of Governors Keith Geary says in ...more »