Tag Archives: OFSTED

Let the Teachers teach!

“All schools should be art schools”, say these posters. Perhaps that would help broaden the highly restricted curriculum which many schools now offer. I looked with interest at the proposals by the Labour Party to add VAT on to the … Continue reading

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We mustn’t let our children down

The final scene at the Caldies Comp “Les Mis” performance On Thursday night Erica and I had an absolutely marvellous night at Calderstones Comprehensive. We have always been impressed with the school since our youngest daughter went there in the … Continue reading

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Liverpool Must Bring in Outside Help to deal with Schools Crisis

I want my Grandson, Jonah, and all the children of Liverpool  to have a fine quality education in our City’s education service Today’s speech by the Chief Inspector of Schools, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has shown that Liverpool’s Education system is … Continue reading

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What is Education For?

Two articles about education have caught my eye recently both in the Independent. One, in today’s paper led with a story about OFSTED Inspectors coaching schools so that they could fiddle OFSTED INSPECTIONS! Well to be frank I’ve never been … Continue reading

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What the hell is education for??!!

Two things over the past few days have caused to think once again about my views on the current discussion in education and whether education serves at all well the needs of the pupils that go through it and the … Continue reading

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