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Shane Rae: Outstanding! We have resisted the pressure coming at us from all areas (particularely from the LA) to convert to an Academy. The people of this community have worked extremely hard together to reach the very highest level. Along the journey, OFSTED raised the bar on us but we remained committed. Together, ...
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4 hours ago Rebecca Hanson said, in response to 'Oversubscription is touted as a sign of popularity, but is it?', "Obviously all our primaries in this area are unpopular as 96% of parents got their first place choice so there was no need to have big lists and many people ..."
5 hours ago A guest said, in response to 'Oversubscription is touted as a sign of popularity, but is it?', "Schools which have lotteries for places are also more likely to named , especially if you have six choices."
6 hours ago Clarence Matthews said, in response to 'The dangers of common sense', "If you add ice cubes to a full glass of pink gin with pearl onions, it overflows. That is common sense. 'About 1917, the eminent English economist Alfred Marshall wrote the following words ..."
7 hours ago Neil Moffatt said, in response to 'The dangers of common sense', "At the root of all this is a demonstration of the political capture and exploitation of public emotions, much as the Daily Mail carries out with its readers. The emphasis ..."