One year late, one extra school, and no road safety assurances – Peterborough planning at its best!
The Norwood School fence, proved controversial amongst many members of the local community!
Road traffic injuries, air pollution and obesity are an inter-related, interdependent triad….. time PCC took action?
What’s this to do with? There’s been a lot of talk about schools facing financial pressures and, of course, Peterborough City Council, in recent months. Sadly, the City Council and … Continue Reading Google hangout could save PCC and local schools £’s
So what’s this about? Well you know that issue, that many people think is an urban myth, about Peterborough getting what most describe as a “proper” university? Well, according to … Continue Reading A university in Peterborough by ………. 2022?
What’s this to do with? At a meeting of the Council’s Children and Education Scrutiny Committee, on which I sit on as the Lib Dem rep, we were told that, … Continue Reading New school at Paston Reserve/Manor Drive is just a “buffer”
What’s this to do with? Well the area, popularly known as Manor Drive, is presently experiencing a high volume of development. In recent times, due to shortages in school places locally, … Continue Reading AMVC and FA will run new schools at Manor Drive/Paston Reserve?
What’s this about then? As reported last year, the Tory government is pretty much forcing schools to become academies, and it’s said that every school in Peterborough will be run by … Continue Reading Academisation set to cost City Council hundreds of thousands of £’s!
What’s this to do with? As reported in the Peterborough Telegraph recently, Tories at the Town Hall, have decided to pay education specialists £150,000 “..to help improve primary school results.” … Continue Reading Cash strapped Conservative Council announce plans to spend £150,000 on educational consultants!
What’s this to do with? A recent article in the Peterborough Telegraph, reported that a recipient of a ‘Literacy Hero’ award by the National Literacy Trust, Richard O’Neill, had said the … Continue Reading City Council should NOT use immigration as a reason for poor primary school results!
What’s this to do with? Well basically, it relates to the recent news that the Voyager Academy has been taken over by the Thomas Deacon Academy Education Trust. The academy had been run … Continue Reading Just 23% of pupils at The Voyager Academy scored A*-C grades in English and Maths!
During our door knocking exercises this year, one of the big questions from residents living along or just off Manor Drive relates to what is happening with the plan … Continue Reading New Schools located at Manor Drive, Gunthorpe, will open ……
I’ve recently had the pleasure of becoming a School Governor at Gunthorpe Primary School, and following my first meeting, I have to say I am encouraged by the commitment and … Continue Reading I’ve recently become a Governor at Gunthorpe Primary School!
The Liberal Democrats have certainly got a lot of stick for taking part in the coalition government between 2010 and 2015, but, it was certainly not all bad! Especially when … Continue Reading Lib Dems Pupil Premium policy has given hundreds of thousands of £’s to schools in this area
So ….. building work has started on a new primary school on the former hospital site on Thorpe Road, Peterborough. Although technically, it’s NOT a new school, as the new building … Continue Reading West Town Primary to relocate on former hospital site (Thorpe Road)
Teaching opportunities are available in Peterborough to graduates who train under a scheme run by Peterborough City Council. The Peterborough Teacher Training Partnership, in partnership with the University of London, … Continue Reading Teacher training opportunities available in Peterborough