Posted 20th January, 2015 under Education by

There were many critics of Free Schools when they were introduced by the Academies Act 2010. Sadly it appears that many of the fears raised have become reality with the news that a local Free School in Durham that opened as recently as September 2013 is to close following a damning Ofsted Report. This will… Read more »

Posted 08th January, 2015 under Education by

Children born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 may start school in September 2015. Children must be in full time education once they reach statutory school age. This starts from the term after the child’s fifth birthday. By noon on 15th January 2015 all applications for children starting school in September 2015 need… Read more »

Posted 10th December, 2014 under Education by

Sending your child to a school where you know they are unhappy can be a very distressing experience for all concerned. Bullying can have a devastating effect on a child, their education and their family. It can occur any period during their school life. Occasionally, it is a short lived transient period, but sometimes it… Read more »