Archive for September, 2016

annal nayyar blogs on 77 new free schools

The bbc reported: The latest wave of free schools approved to open in England include one run by Saracens Rugby Club and a school for children with autism. They are among a total of 77 new approved state-funded schools, run by academy trusts, community groups, parents and teachers, say ministers. It is the biggest wave [...]

A NAYYAR- Blogs Education Secretary Justine Greening says she will not be pushing forward with moves to scrap the parent governor role from schools in England

Education Secretary Justine Greening says she will not be pushing forward with moves to scrap the parent governor role from schools in England. She told the Commons Education Committee parent governors often played a “vital role” in school improvement. The proposal to remove the need for academies to have elected parents on governing bodies emerged [...]

annal nayyar blogs-Greening pledges grammar ‘meritocracy’

A new generation of grammar schools in England will widen access to good school places, said the education secretary – but Labour said they would produce more “segregation”. Justine Greening told MPs expanding grammar schools would help families who could not afford to buy houses in the catchment areas of good schools. Ms Greening said [...]