Tag Archives: Cavell Primary School

Twerking Lizards, Wizards and Creative Writing: Translators in Schools 2

Back in the summer I wrote about the Translators in Schools training I’ve been doing, so after that it was a case of going off to work out my own workshop with a mentor and another translator, and then just … Continue reading

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Cavell IEB’S Contempt for Parents Laid Bare

If there was ever any likelihood that the Interim Executive Board of Cavell Primary and Nursery School were acting in the school’s best interests, it surely disappeared today, when they published a document that amounted to little more than a … Continue reading

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It’s been a little bit crazy lately…

… which is why I still haven’t managed to get back into any kind of blogging rhythm. Sorry about that. The latest news is that the fight to stop our school being forced into becoming an academy has now been … Continue reading

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Standing Up for Education and Cavell

I was somewhat surprised and more than a little nervous to be asked by the local NUT rep if I’d speak at their strike rally this lunchtime. Having got my head round the idea though, I agreed to give it … Continue reading

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An Academy Order for Cavell but We Fight On!

A letter from Michael Gove was sent out this afternoon saying that he has made an academy order for Cavell to become an academy by 1st July. We are massively disappointed, but sadly not surpised, that the Department for Education have ignored the … Continue reading

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Travesty, treachery, betrayal!

So, things had quietened down a bit. I was getting back to work, back in the swing of blogging about books and translation and other matters that this blog is supposed to be about. We had started to breathe a … Continue reading

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On Being Promised a Pig in a Poke

Thank you to everyone who shared my last blog post and sorry for having rather neglected the blog since then. There’ve been all kinds of interesting things that I’d normally rather like to write about, but strangely enough, the whole … Continue reading

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