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
I had an enjoyable chat recently with students from St John Fisher, after receiving an invite from the school’s head teacher to take part in a question and answers session. … Continue Reading Enjoyable Q and A session with students from St John Fisher School @sjfpeterborough
When the Lib Dems were elected to government in 2010, one of their highest priorities was to tackle the school funding problem here in Cambridgeshire. It is simply unforgivable that … Continue Reading More funding for local schools @WPS_school
Are you 16-19? Have you recently left School/College and not sure what to do next? Pop along to the City College Peterborough Options Event. Monday 9th February 2015 3pm-6pm at the John … Continue Reading Aged 16-19 …… recently left School/College? Check out the @CCPBoro Options Event!
At the latest meeting of the City Council’s Creating Opportunities and Tackling Inequalities Scrutiny Committee, Liberal Democrat, city councillor, Darren Fower, was told Werrington Children’s Centre, would now come under … Continue Reading #Werrington Children’s Centre de-designated after costing Council £87,362 a year! @Welbourneschool
Commenting, local Lib Dem ward councillor, Darren Fower, said: “Over the past 20 years, the percentage of children travelling to school by car has doubled, almost 40% of primary and … Continue Reading Well done to those parents who do walk with their children to school! @pcctravelchoice
In Coalition, the Liberal Democrats have created a £2.5 billion Pupil Premium, which targets extra money at pupils who need the most help. See how much extra cash your local … Continue Reading How much extra money for our local schools? View the MAP! @pboroagainstpov
Peterborough has 3rd highest rate of statementing in country 4 pupils with Special Educational Needs!
The provision for pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) is under review and a new SEN strategy is due to be developed and implemented in Peterborough sometime during 2013. Already … Continue Reading Peterborough has 3rd highest rate of statementing in country 4 pupils with Special Educational Needs!