Suffolk #MobileHackDay

For once I’m not the Onlygeek today! The atrium of Suffolk County Counci’s Endeavour House in Ipswich is full of geeks for the first Mobile ...


An appeal to the Seckford Foundation

Dear Mr Watson, Graham Watson Seckford Director A number of us have campaigned strongly to oppose your attempts to open a school in Bec...


Seckford Exit Strategy for Beccles Free School after only 37 children confirmed?

Last night in Lowestoft Town Hall Graham Watson the Director of the Seckford Foundation came before Waveney District Council’s Scrutiny Co...


LIVE BLOG: Scrutiny of Beccles Free School by Waveney Council

Agenda and Papers for the Meeting (from Waveney DC Website) Our coverage begins at 6pm, the meeting starts at 6.30pm  


Seckford's Graham Watson claims "no inducements" for Beccles Free School

Watson: No inducements Graham Watson, Director of the Seckford Foundation who have fronted the controversial Beccles Free School bid  c...


Suffolk County Council hold "mobile hackday"

Mark Bee has successfully pushed the importance of technology since he took over as Leader of Suffolk County Council. The campaign for faste...


Desperate Seckford offer free uniforms, iPod Touch and even free lunches for Beccles Free School pupils

As has been well covered by this Blog the Seckford Foundation are having difficulty recruiting students to attend Beccles Free School. Ch...


Exclusive: Legal Challenge to Beccles Free School

This Blog can exclusively reveal that the Beccles Free School approval is being challenged legally. Lawyers acting on behalf of Sir John Lem...


Seckford: Desperately Seeking Students

Rob Cawley who is the "Acting Headteacher Designate" of Saxmundham Free School after the Head who was appointed turned the post ...


IES Breckland: Staff "best of the best" or cheap and easy to manage?

IES trying to drum up trade for more new schools I reported earlier on the “backlash” in Brandon against the new IES managed free school...


Beccles Free School: The Fight goes on

Despite massive local opposition and little local interest the DfE approved the Beccles Free School bid a few weeks ago. Since that time loc...


Lord Hill and the DfE show they have no clue about education in Suffolk

As the backlash against the decision to approve Beccles Free School gains momentum the DfE have attempted to “defend” their decision. Quoted...


The Seckford Foundation has NOT run Woodbridge School for 400 years

Thomas Seckford who founded an Almshouse charity, not a school A big part of the selling point of the Seckford Foundation is that they h...


Jubilee Blog Holiday!

A photo of my sister and I at the 1977 Silver Jubilee for your amusement! I am taking a break over the long Bank Holiday from blogging a...


Seckford Foundation's PR firm Mary Rudd and the Archant connection

Readers of this Blog may remember that the Seckford Foundation managed to  get an article that Archant published about Beccles Free School r...

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