Academies / Education Policy / Leftie Views / Politics

RE: Thriving schools to close to make room for academies

A few days ago I read this article in The Independent and I just HAVE to respond! http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/exclusive-thriving-schools-to-close-to-make-room-for-academies-8313131.html I think that the academy project was originally a good idea but like most good ideas, success has let it has spiral out of control. The reason I initially supported academies was that I could understand that … Continue reading

BAME Labour / Education Policy / Labour Political Weekend / Labour Students / Leftie Views / Politics

#LSPW12

This weekend I had an amazing time at Labour Students Political Weekend and it wasn’t just because of the glass of wine which from the photos looked permanently attached to my hand on Saturday evening. I had an amazing time because of the political affinity I felt with the people around me. I went to … Continue reading