Rescue Our Schools

We support the only school in the UK saying no to SATS

Watch this brilliant film from one of our partners, More than a Score, about how headteacher, governors and parents of Little London School in Leeds decided not to put their year 6 children through SATS.

RoS at the Young Teachers Conference for the NUT South East Region

We were delighted to be invited to speak at the NUT Young Teachers Conference in Brighton, alongside esteemed academic Howard Stevenson and the Portsmouth MP, Stephen Morgan on March 10th. It was so uplifting to hear so many… 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

Your comments needed on young people’s mental health provision

If you do anything this weekend, please spend a few minutes reading our statement on the govenment’s green paper: Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision. Let us know what you think by Monday 26th February. We… 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.

Mental Health Question Time

RoS attended the ‘Mental Health Question Time’ event organised by the National Elf Service and hosted at UCL last night, 21st February 2018. You can watch the footage here. Panellists and their comments included: Dr Dominique Thompson (GP… Read More

Ofsted’s report: Bold Beginnings

RoS’ Emma Bishton is asking for your thoughts on the Ofsted report, Bold Beginnings. Bold Beginnings was intended to inform what happens in schools, what happens in inspections, and future government education policy about early years. The report, based… 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