Ask Parents First

The following was published as part of the previous post about the parent victory at West Heath Primary, but it deserves its own post, so here it is again with a bit of added detail;

 

A recent Local Authority Fortnightly Academy Summary Sheet shows that 63 Primary Schools are in the process of converting. With the 19 that have already converted this represents a total of 27% of Primary Schools in Birmingham. The vast majority of these are being forced to convert and will have been acting in total secrecy from parents and the community. Only the DfE and the Local Authority know in advance which schools are being targeted for forced academy conversion, but this information is deemed confidential until the deal has been done. 34 schools in the process of converting are named, but 29 schools are unnamed because they are still negotiating with sponsors and…

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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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