Taking Kids to Parliament

I have written previously about the joyous collections of oddbods that is my School Council. I mean this in a purely positive way. I have been extremely firm in my desire to ensure that democratic processes are followed to the letter, and as a consequence, we have a real mix of personalities in our council. […]

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The London Teaching Effect: Ken Clarke, Olympics, Overcrowding etc.

It must really get on the nerves of people not teaching in London to continuously be told how brilliant London’s state schools are, especially those serving disadvantaged communities. Many London schools in these circumstances are really good, and they are funded more generously than schools elsewhere in the UK that are facing equal, and sometimes […]

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