Deptford says no to Tidemill becoming an academy

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Keep Tidemill in public hands

» by June 22nd, 2011 at 4:13 pm » Comments (3)

Concerned parents at Tidemill school in Deptford, south London, have persuaded local Labour MP Joan Ruddock to write to Tory education secretary Michael Gove, asking him to delay approval of ...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 »

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 »

Not Gove’s nightmare vision of academies but a real success in community education

» by May 14th, 2011 at 1:37 pm » Comments (0)

Just imagine a new school... Imagine a school which is by choice placed in the heart... Just imagine a new school where the Headteacher... Just imagine a school where the main objective... Just imagine ...more »

Tidemill: second push for academy

» by May 14th, 2011 at 10:55 am » Comments (0)

On 4 May the Governors of Tidemill Primary School in Deptford voted to make a second application to become an academy. The school had hit the national news headlines last year ...more »

Parents loose respect for the school & galvanise the campaign

» by May 11th, 2011 at 8:07 pm » Comments (0)

  Tidemill invited parents to raise their views either by letter or in person. In a statement released by the school this week, headteacher Mark Elms said  the decision was made by the ...more »


» by May 8th, 2011 at 9:11 pm » Comments (0)

PRESS RELEASE    Monday 9th May 2011 On Wednesday the 4th May 2011 the governing body of Tidemill School chose to ignore the vigorous campaign of considerable opposition from parents, ...more »

Statement from Steve Bullock Mayor of Lewisham

» by September 26th, 2010 at 1:00 am » Comments (5)

Statement on Tidemill School The performance of this school in recent years has been outstanding and the leadership given by Mark Elms has been of the highest order. ...more »