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The Beccles Free School Consultation Report the DfE didn't want anyone to see...

Back on 8th March I emailed Seckford, the DfE and Cambridge Education asking for a copy of the consu...

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Revealed: How the Seckford Foundation will have control of their "Free Schools Trust"

Last week just before the news came that the Beccles and Saxmundham Free School bids had been appr...

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Seckford Foundation attempt to stop publication of their emails

When you get an email from a company it often has a lot of legal “guff” at the end that you probably don’t read. However emails sent from th...

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I believe in the Holy Ghost, choice, competition and the life everlasting

Doubting Thomas When someone says they “believe” in something they usually mean something quite ...

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Backlash in Brandon against new IES Free School

IES Breckland isn’t open yet but it is already running into trouble with people in Brandon  taking t...

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Suffolk Free Schools set to receive £2.6 million for children they don't actually have

Yesterday I revealed how Stour Valley Community School is receiving £1.4 million over two years for ...

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"Vote with your feet" urges local Councillor as Seckford impose Free School on Beccles

Back in February Roger Finbow the Chairman of the   Seckford Foundation wrote to me saying: We ha...

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Revealed: Stour Valley Free School gets £1.4 Million funding for pupils it doesn't have

Stour Valley Community School, Clare When I attended the final transport consultation meeting in...

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Free School Travel: The Long Melford Story

At Tuesday’s final transport consultation in Sudbury Upper School a parent told a story about travel...

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Seckford's Graham Watson orders free school supporters off social media

For a few days now my Blog has been full of arguments between Ixworth Free School supporters and oth...

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Suffolk Libraries IPS to take over libraries on 1 August 2012

IPS Chair, Shona Bendix Suffolk Libraries IPS have announced that they will take over running al...

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EXCLUSIVE: Head appointed for Saxmundham Free School will not take post up

Alex Hayes currently Vice-Principal at the Open Academy in Norwich has confirmed to me that he will...

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My response to Suffolk County Council's School Transport Consultation

If you have followed my Blog and Tweets you will know that I have attended more of the  Suffolk Free...

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Seckford: "Managing parental perceptions" in a fee paying school when you open free schools

When you are a private school charging upwards of £13,500 a year for a school place it must raise a...

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Visit to Ormiston Victory Academy in Norwich

It was great to take some time out from the “interesting” Suffolk education scence to hop over the ...

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Why are Seckford not offering the same curriculum as Woodbridge for its Free Schools?

The Seckford Foundation claim that they are bringing their 400 years of experience to help them run...

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Orwell returns to Suffolk as Seckford seek to re-write history

The River Orwell runs through Suffolk’s County Town of Ipswich. Last year I observed the  Orwellian ...

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Seckford Schools: Curriculum and Special Educational Needs

There has been a very lively discussion going on here on my Blog on the post  Is Matthew Hancock Playing Politics With Children’s Education ...

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Suffolk Chilling Effects: Local Press remove article about Beccles Free School after request from Seckford Foundation

Last night as I reported articles on Beccles Free School were removed from all online versions of ...

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Beccles Free School articles mysteriously disappear from EDP websites

Yesterday I wrote an article quoting a piece in the EDP by Richard Wood which was on the EDP websit...

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Seckford expect Beccles Free School ‘approval’ by the end of May - everyone else wants it stopped

Petition against Beccles Free School In an article in today’s EDP about the proposed Beccles Fre...

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Is Matthew Hancock playing party politics with children's education?

Matthew Hancock is clearly an ambitious MP keen to be seen to be promoting the “success” of Conserva...

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