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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

STATEMENT ON TIDEMILL SCHOOL’S 2nd VOTE FOR ACADEMY STATUS

» 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 »

Final Plea to Chair of Governors before they sneak through a vote

» by May 2nd, 2011 at 11:32 pm » Comments (0)

...Lewisham Council and the School have already spent long hours investing in the concept and seeing the materialization of the joint venture. It seems unethical and irresponsible of the school ...more »

I wonder which model will win?

» by March 24th, 2011 at 3:19 pm » Comments (0)

Are we entering a new era of private, rather than public, bureaucracy? I wonder what accountability and school management will look like in 10 years’ time, if we are truly on ...more »

Future of Tidemill: Statement from Campaign

» by February 25th, 2011 at 11:21 am » Comments (0)

The aim of this meeting is to have an open dialogue between parents and members of the community where we can look at some of the decisions taken by the ...more »

Burnham to cast shadow over new breed of academies

» by October 15th, 2010 at 11:35 pm » Comments (0)

In his first interview as shadow education secretary, Andy Burnham tells The TES of his commitment to comprehensives. Mr Gove has used this fact to push his expansion of the academies ...more »