Support our local heads on Tuesday

From headteachers letter to parents – September 2017: “Your influence as parents/carers is utterly vital. Please discuss these issues with your local MPs and local representatives.” This Tuesday parents and the wider community have a wonderful opportunity to show our backing to our local headteachers and their staff. Further details here and here Sign up to the school cuts […] Continue reading

Heads campaign is national news but won’t succeed without local support – write to your MP today

The aftermath of this week’s budget provided an opportunity for the Essex headteachers campaign against severe school budget cuts to get a national airing. The BBC visited Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s former secondary school, Shenfield High School, to find out what its current head thought of his response to the current and future funding crisis. Carole […] Continue reading

Heads urge parents and the community to support “Fund the 8%”

Local headteachers have engaged parents this week with the aim of building the momentum of their “Fund the 8%” campaign. The Association of Secondary Headteachers in Essex (ASHE) action is explained here and in our previous blog last weekend. http://ashe-essex.org/fund-the-8/ Since its launch the campaign has received coverage throughout the county, most recently in the […] Continue reading