Blog: school

BLOG: Achieving for Children? Not if you are poor in Kingston

Research into attainment on government criteria by five year olds in London shows that those who are pooorest, measured by eligibility for a free school meal, are in danger of  attaining far less than their [&he...

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BLOG: Social enterprise running Kingston and Richmond’s Children’s Services cannot be sold to a private company

This is the letter that appeared in the Surrey Comet 1st November 2013. It  discusses the strange argument that has arisen between the Liberal Democrats in Kingston and Richmond, and the Conservatives in Richmond. The [&he...

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BLOG: Kingston Labour Party’s statement on Derek Osbourne

Councillor Derek Osbourne, Leader of the Liberal Democrat administration on Kingston Council was arrested on Tuesday 11 June on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children. He resigned as leader on 12th June and resigned [&he...

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BLOG: Statement made by deputation from the Kingston Labour Party to the full Council on 16th April 2013 in respect to Children’s Safeguarding in Kingston

On 16th April 2013 the Tory councillors on Kingston Council moved the motion “Conservatives request resignation of Council Leader and Lead Member for Children and Young People’s Services.” This motion is connected to the on-going [&he...

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BLOG: A secondary school for North Kingston

There is no doubt that a new secondary school is needed in north Kingston. At the moment the only proposal that is likely to be funded by the Tory / Liberal Democrat coalition government is [&he...

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