Rescue Our Schools

A parent teacher feels strongly about the difference between independent and state education

After 22 years of teaching in the independent sector I have decided to follow my heart, and return to a state school. I start in September, at a wonderful village primary. Becoming a parent governor at my children’s… Read More

Phasing out Private Schools

Our recent parent blog in support of comprehensive education garnered a huge amount of engagement from our followers. So we thought we would take the debate one step further, and report on growing calls for private schools to… Read More

“….I can say, without any hesitation, that I would not send my children to private school.”

Having worked as a teacher in London schools for over two decades, the majority of that time in the comprehensive public school system and significant portion of time in the private sector, I can say, without any hesitation,… Read More

State or Independent Education? If you can make this choice, the state sector needs you!

I didn’t go back to school this week. After twelve years of returning from the six-week summer break to inset days and Learning-to-Learn days, this lack of attendance marks the start of a new era for me. I… Read More