Every Child Matters

So this caused some controversy last week. A quick précis – a local authority refused to allow a Sikh couple the chance to adopt because all the children they currently had were white British. This seems to be in complete contradiction of the law, which now no longer requires ethnic matching of adopters and children.… Read More Every Child Matters

Say anything

The results from the latest <<insert internationally acclaimed organisation name>> education performance survey show <<insert preferred statement from list below>>. that our current education reforms are working. that their education reforms aren’t working. our hardworking students are continuing to move forwards and increase their scores in these tests. our students continue to falter when compared to our international… Read More Say anything

Size matters

I often see the question asked – “Why can’t a Local Authority be viable but a MAT can, even when it will generally be larger?” There are a lot of moving parts to such a question but here are a few reasons why this will often be the case. Firstly there is the issue of… Read More Size matters