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Monthly Archives: June 2017

queen's speech, grammar schools scrapped

  Since Theresa May lifted the 20 year ban on grammar schools, the Conservatives have faced backlash and criticism from Conservative MPs and most of the opposition parties. And, now Education Secretary Justin Greening has confirmed the plans have been scrapped after it was excluded from the Queen’s speech last week. “There was no education… Read More

June 29, 2017

papers

  A recent teaching survey of 2,300 National Union of Teachers (NUT) primary members has revealed SATs are having damaging ramifications for both children and schools. Each year thousands of primary school children across the UK who undertake the National Curriculum tests are producing ‘unreliable data,’ causing some pupils to be incorrectly labelled as low… Read More

June 28, 2017

PM metting

Three teaching unions ATL, NAHT and the NUT have written to the Prime Minister Theresa May requesting for a meeting to discuss the school funding crisis. As a result of on-going campaigning supported by parents, teachers and schools, Education became a key topic in last week’s General Election and is still a key subject. £2.8… Read More

June 12, 2017

hung parliament

  Theresa May’s decision for a snap General Election disastrously backfired and Britain is now facing a hung parliament. With nearly all results in, May faces ending up with 12 fewer seats than when she called the election. As of 09:58 BST the Tories are set to get 318 (-12 seats), Labour 261 (+31 seats),… Read More

June 9, 2017

polling station

Since 2015 schools have lost almost £3 billion in budget cuts and are still facing real term cuts putting the Education sector into crisis. The subject continues to be a hot topic in the upcoming General Election and now parents, teachers and children are standing up against the cuts staging their own protests across the… Read More

June 6, 2017