Rescue Our Schools

Did you know the government are trying to reintroduce testing for 4 year olds?

  Rescue Our Schools was proud to speak at the launch of More than a Score’s Baseline dossier – an indictment of the government’s plans to test all four-year-olds in maths and literacy. Tracy Brabin, shadow early years… Read More

RoS spoke about the importance of creative learning at ArtConnects event Sat 24th February

Rescue Our Schools spoke on behalf of the More than a Score alliance at a super creative event in Camden in North London, #ArtConnects. Organised by the social enterprise, SteamCo, a gamut of creative thinkers and activists talked… Read More

Do you have anything to say about young people’s mental health?

Government is writing policy on this right now. Mental health affects a growing number of young people in education from reception to university. If you want your opinion to count then  we will present your comments, anonymously, in… Read More

RoS at Headteachers’ Roundtable

Rescue our Schools was at the Headteachers’ Roundtable conference yesterday, to learn from headteacher Caroline Barlow about how the Worthless campaign got school funding up there as a political issue.

Listen to this ! Excellent podcast clip of Madeleine Holt talking about education

  Just in case you missed it, here is a clip of Madeleine Holt speaking to Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd last monday.

Reasons to be cheerful

Rescue Our School’s co-founder, Madeleine Holt, will be talking to Ed Miliband on Monday 19th February in his much-listened to podcast. Madeleine will be talking about how we are becoming international outliers in developing such a narrow and… Read More

Important motion passed in York for education

The City of York Council passed an important motion last Thursday night (14th Dec) calling on the Secretary of State for Education to look again at the funding settlement for York which has seen it’s pupils become the… Read More

Rescue Our Schools’ Christmas message

Christmas is approaching, and schools across the country are making preparations for shows, parties, and fundraisers. But as we approach the end of term there is a distinct lack of Christmas cheer for our pupils and teachers, and… Read More

Christmas Presents for Education Nuts!

Rescue Our Schools would like to recommend some Christmas reading/possible presents for education enthusiasts like us? Education Forward came out a few weeks ago: it is a collection of essays arguing that our education system is stuck in… Read More

RoS attends the debate to launch Testing the Water

Pearson uk’s president, Rod Bristow, agrees with NEU joint General Secretary, Mary Bousted, that high stakes testing has harming our education. Rescue Our Schools was at the debate to launch Testing the Water, a report by education thinktank… Read More