There are many who believe academisation is inevitable, that those schools which do not embrace it and jump – on the bandwagon – will be pushed, under less favourable terms. Conventional wisdom says conversion can’t be fought – resistance is futile – yet here is a link to a very practical blog by a group who have resisted, successfully, handing on the benefit of their experience.

Ask Parents First

The following  link comes from the successful Hands Off Bournville School Campaign. It is a comprehensive guide to campaigning for meaningful consultation. The HOBS campaign successfully fought voluntary academy conversion at a large and successful secondary school in Birmingham, and while the situation is very different for forced academies, the principles of building a successful campaign are largely the same

Build a Campaign.

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Author: gogwit

One foot in Sanity, the other in the adjoining parish, usually in the vicinity of the boundary between the two but sometimes straying into the main square of either and very occasionally taking occupation of the Town Hall...

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