Tag: school

Where Do They Find The Time?

A primary school will teach children about Islam so they can “learn the facts” following the London Bridge terror attack. Millhouse Primary School, in Tavistock Road, Laindon, has sent a letter to all parents informing them about the planned lessons.…

The State Is Perfectly Happy To Upset People…

…providing they are the right people: It can’t feel particularly pleasant to have that letter drop on your doormat, but the NHS has issued templates to local authorities, stressing that they should be “non-judgmental” and “positively phrased”. The potential to…

Once Again, An ‘Offer’ Means You Don’t Have To Accept…

It’s a concept that people don’t really seem to grasp that often: The founder of an Essex-based anti-knife crime charity which has received funding to deliver workshops to pupils claims schools across Rochford and Rayleigh haven’t taken up the offer.…

Proper Planning Prevents….

….well, we all know, don’t we? Head teacher Mark Elms wrote to parents to say the nursery, reception, year 1 and year 2 pupils would not be able to come in. He said: “Please accept my sincere apologies for the…

I Knew It Was Too Good To Be True…

Lola Okolosie on mobile phones in class: A recent large-scale study found that banning mobile phones improved exam results by 2%, even when gender and class had been accounted for. At first glance it seems an insignificant rise but the…

The UK’s Fifth Column…

The principal of a majority-Muslim school in northeast London has said he will not allow a “militant minority” of parents to derail his plans to abolish gender segregation. Which even extended to outside the classroom, with a “wall of segregation”…