Monthly Archives: July 2010

The tragic death of Khyra Ishaq – professionals criticised

Like many people today I read this report with great sadness: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-10770907   Two aspects of the criticisms levelled at professionals struck me. Firstly, in this climate of cuts, how will services ensure that this does not happen again? Social … Continue reading

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Cuts bite hard on real people

I tweeted at the end of last week about the young Mum of a child at my nursery. She had approached me wanting a voluntary placement of 9 hours a week so she could do an apprenticeship in Childcare through … Continue reading

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A decent education for white, bright children, please.

A friend pointed me in the direction of Luke Bozier’s blog http://lukebozier.co.uk/2010/07/schools-situation-follow-up/ . Here are my thoughts now I have read it. And calmed down enough to respond.  I don’t know if the primary school admissions system is different in London … Continue reading

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