Chatham Grammar Girls and Holcombe Grammar. But the food is better! Under current regulations KCC will now need to set up a tendering process to select a Sponsor from an existing academy chain to run the new school. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I can find nowhere any acknowledgement by KCC or LSSAT of their failures to show due care for the children under their care, who are always the victims of such abuse of power.
As a result, a total of just As I have consistently maintained, the key to a good school almost invariably lies with the leadership, and this website is littered with examples of previously good schools crashing as a result of bad changes at the top, and vice versa. Convicted thief, 52, who bought an RV with a stolen ID and led cops on a high-speed chase, hitting No new Outstanding schools, but 13 out of 15 being awarded Good, with four improved is pleasing news, but also owing much to the Medway policy of encouraging all its schools to become academies as it has demonstrated in the past to be incapable of raising standards across the Authority. There are new schools in the pipeline to cater for future housing developments, assuming sponsors come forward, but the first of these at Chilmington Green is not due until ! It has suddenly decided to increase this to places for , although there is no obvious reason for the change, with just two more first choices than in Medway Grammar School Allocations
Chatham Academu School for Girls. Otherwise, they need to be dealt with directly by the Department for Education. Each of these, identified below, has been the subject of concern expressed in previous articles on this site.
King’s Farm Primary School: Prior to the intervention of lawyers in mid-March, she had spent every day since mid-January in isolation, meaning she had to remain silent throughout the day and had no directed teaching. What were they trying to hide? There are currently empty spaces for September up from inin ten grammar schools including three of the four Maidstone grammars.
This follows a dreadful period for TKAT which I described in as a disaster area, with four of its five Thanet schools having been found Inadequate. Contact us about this article. One particular revelation to me at least was the statement that the Regional Schools Commissioner may only intervene with academies that are causing concern if they are inadequate, primarily because of funding issues although there have been a couple of counter examples recently.
The Adjudicator also upheld a complaint that the school had used ‘challenging behaviour’ as reported by a previous school to rule an applicant out, with the school following Medway Council’s procedures for considering such references, contrary to the Code. Spires Academy is building under its new sponsors with just 7 LAAs well down on previous years.
You have the right to go on the waiting list for, and appeal for any school on your application form, where you have not been offered a place. Unforgiveably, there are no central statistics on any EHE matter, but it is clear that a high proportion of such children have not chosen this route but have been forced down it by schools being unable or unwilling to make provision for their needs.
Parents of Folkestone Academy angry because children will have homework e-mail If there is no pressure on places, the main way of supporting disadvantaged pupils will be to offer a lower pass mark in the Medway Test, a highly controversial move allowing in pupils not of a grammar school standard.
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All the other five Dartford schools are full and turning away pupils on allocation, with families who have applied for them. KCC has now set up a competition to find a suitable Sponsor, but until this is settled, a date for resolving the outstanding issues and completion of construction will not be known. Schools with intakes of, for example, 15, 20 or 45 children will run mixed age classes of 30, so fit the legislation.
It is now likely to open inwith a capacity of children, through an intake of 16 children in two classes in each year catering for ages 4and run by the Grove Park Academy Trust, which currently comprises just Grove Park Primary School. Some described the plans as “a total joke” and a petition was set up.
I have compared the March allocation figure with the number of Year 7 children who actually turned up, according to the October school census. Unfortunately, the decision shows the Councillors could not have been aware of the facts.
The number of LAAs to fill the school has fallen to 18 for entry, so once again it should remain full. There will therefore be a ripple effect as those appeals take place with the stronger schools replacing losses from those further down the chain.
Any concerns please email our Attendance office: I also know many people with other activities that must make the hard choice.
These three schools all feature in the top five in the county in the table above for vacancies before LAA allocations. How silly it is all becoming. The new Consultant Executive Principal, Jason Feldwick, does not appear to have lasted long since his part-time appointment in September, and Vice Principal Val Reddecliffe, billed golkestone appear in September in the end of term newsletterdid not arrive.
The pressure on places has probably been further uomework by expansion of nearby Orchards Academy in Sevenoaks see below.
The School should open folkestine temporary accommodation in with Year 7 places, and in on the new site as a 6FE school. As one new to this aspect of the Brexit debate, I found the three diagrams at the foot of the table especially illuminating. When exactly are we suppose to spend time with our children. At that time they were by some way the highest in the country, but without any national data, such as for exclusions, no one knows the current position.
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