School Transport Policy change will affect parents throughout Essex – will you be one of them?

In the next two months parents throughout Essex will be applying for primary and secondary school places for their children but this time they will have a further factor to consider before making their choices. As we highlighted in a post from last October, (Essex County Council proposed school transport policy undermines parental choice   http://wp.me/p2dr6s-gR […] Continue reading

If an “impact” is what you seek, how valid is the assessment?

Last week the UK’s largest teaching union, the National Union of Teachers (NUT), released a statement confirming that, 18 months after their initial request, they had secured an obligation on the Department for Education (DfE) to release free school impact assessments: “The National Union of Teachers is delighted that the Information Commissioner has upheld the […] Continue reading