Local press cover plans for yet another school in Sawyers Hall Lane

Following our post last Saturday that revealed the existence of a plan by Essex County Council (ECC) to put another school in the already overcrowded Sawyers Hall Lane (“Are there really plans for a FIFTH primary school in Sawyers Hall Lane?” http://wp.me/p2dr6s-fL) the local press have been busy collecting statements and comments from interested parties. […] 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