Category Archives: Education

Are You Ready To Start Paying Your Sugar Tax?

You’d better be because it comes in on Friday! It means that UK shoppers will be asked to pay 18p to 24p more per litre for their sugary drink. It means that a 2 litre bottle could rise by around … Continue reading

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Damian Hinds: Yet Another Tory Caught With His Pants On Fire

Watchdog sets them alight as Hinds claim that every school will enjoy ‘a small cash increase’ is shown to be wrong Here we go again. A Tory MP making up figures in the hope that nobody will notice as the … Continue reading

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“Stand Up Straight Boy, Shoulders Back, Shoulders Back”

Showing just how limited their knowledge of Education is, the government have come up with a wizard wheeze! Demonstrating just how firmly their expertise doesn’t extend beyond a public school they have an idea for recruiting ‘new’ teachers. What our … Continue reading

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Arming Teachers: The Thoughts Over On Facebook

I’m pretty sure there are a few teachers who follow me on FB. I was wondering – I held a shotgun licence for some 25 years until I gave it up last October. I was a half decent shot and … Continue reading

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The Latest ‘Review’ Proposed By May-Day Is Going To Take A Year!

How does she know that? What she means is that she is going to drag it out for as long as possible – much like every single inquiry/review she has ever called for. Also interesting to note that before it … Continue reading

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FA Cup Highlights: Rochdale v Spurs

The highlights of the closest yet to an upset.  

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Schools Struggle To Get Mental Health Help, Says Survey

Well that was hardly rocket-science now, was it? A survey of UK head teachers has found that nearly half are struggling to get mental health support for their pupils. We are staggered that half imagine they are NOT struggling! They … Continue reading

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