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“Eskdale and a Wry Smile”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.], celebrating the widely-acclaimed OfSTED ‘verdict’ on Eskdale School  – ‘GOOD’. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Eskdale and a Wry Smile The town knew, the students knew, the parents knew, and [...]

December 17, 2017 Letters

“To Trust Or . . .”

“To Trust Or . . .” Today’s Guest Author is a regular here on the Enquirer – MIKE WARD – former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors. Mike retains a profound commitment to the school. ~~~~~ Suspension of [...]

April 25, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

NYCC: Safeguarding Crisis

NYCC: Safeguarding Crisis an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a significant development in the on-going Eskdale/Caedmon saga. ~~~~~ A disturbing number of Safeguarding issues (though even one would be more than enough) at what was [...]

March 23, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Consultation? Confrontation!

Consultation? Confrontation! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, summing up the acrimonious stand-off over the intended closure of Eskdale School. (With thanks to Tom BRODRICK of The Reading Room Gallery, for use of his photo of the NYCC [...]

March 16, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Dwyer, Dwyer – Pants On Fire!

Dwyer, Dwyer – Pants On Fire! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on Round One of the Eskdale School closure “consultation” ~~~~~ Monday 14th March 2016. Whitby Pavilion. Arriving a little early at last night’s “consultation” meeting [...]

March 15, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby Education: 2 Heads Are Better Than 1

Guest Author Mike WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors, identifies a practicable alternative to Pete DWYER’s Report to County Councillor Arthur BARKER; an alternative that is conspicuously absent from the Report – and, more importantly, from [...]

February 11, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale School: Consultation

Eskdale School: Consultation County Councillor Arthur Barker, Executive Member for Children & Young Peoples’ Services, has kindly provided a copy of Pete DWYER’s Report of 9th February 2016, recommending that the Executive Member should “give approval to consult on a [...]

February 10, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale School: Another Brick In The Wall

Eskdale School: Another Brick In The Wall an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the parts of the Eskdale jigsaw that other publications do not reach – much less piece together. ~~~~~ [This article is intended to supplement [...]

February 2, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

ELN Capitulates On Filming & Formal Complaints

ELN Capitulates On Filming & Formal Complaints an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on one very welcome small step in the process of dragging Exelby, Leeming & Newton Parish Council into the 21st Century – albeit, kicking [...]

September 26, 2014 Exelby, Leeming & Newton