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A Question for Parents Considering a SEN School

Parents, why do you send your children to special schools?  Why would you put a child in a place that puts education second (third, fourth, doesn’t really exist)? 590 more words


...continuing from yesterday as campaigners condemn 'ludicrous' hijab questioning...

Muslim campaigners have condemned “discriminatory” plans for school inspectors to question girls who wear hijab in primary school.

Yersterdays post explained that the Head of Ofsted Amanda Spielman would be asking why they (the children) wear the headscarf, which “could be interpreted as sexualisation of young girls”. 644 more words

Ofsted inspectors to quiz schoolgirls in hijabs

I saw this on the BBC today.

Apparently Inspectors will question girls who wear hijabs in primary school to find out why they do so, head of Ofsted Amanda Spielman has said.  548 more words

Ofsted....The Visit....They came and they went....

So, Ofsted finally came.  This is now my fifth year of headship – the last inspection was in November 2012, the year before I started, so we waited a full five years for their return. 1,022 more words

Reputation Protection

As we’ve previously reported a Serious Case Review (SCR) concerned with the Rajenthiram brothers Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) case was due to be published in July of this year. 696 more words

We can rebuild it

As I write this, I note that Dr Rebecca Allen’s Caroline Benn memorial speech on teacher workload has received 60 Retweets and 107 Likes on Twitter. 948 more words

Why the choice of primary school matters for your child

The views on the choice of schools are divided. Criteria that parents are guided by while choosing a school differ from one family to another. 1,310 more words