SOS: SAVE OUR SCHOOLS Westminster Cathedral 5.30pm tonight

I hear teachers will be joined by some head teachers and governors, as well as hundreds concerned that their schools are being stolen, at this evening’s protest against government plans to force all schools to become academies. Unfortunately a Brent Council briefing meeting for head teachers and chairs of governors is being held at the same time so I won’t be able to go. I hope thousands turn out to show the government that their plans will be met with resistance – not only to defend democratic oversight of education but also to prevent privatisation of our schools. Read More