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The Whitby Secondary Partnership

The Whitby Secondary Partnership An opinion piece by Guest Author MIKE WARD, former Chair of Eskdale School Board of Governors and SBC Councillor, commenting on what many are calling the ‘stitch-up merger’ of Caedmon College Whitby and Eskdale School – [...]

December 22, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council

Another NYCC School Hits Rock Bottom

Another NYCC School Hits Rock Bottom According to the Home page of its website, Northallerton School and Sixth Form College offers excellent prospects for students from 11 to 19 years of age: “Our school is a vibrant and happy place [...]

March 13, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

The Whitby Secondary School Saga

The Whitby Secondary School Saga The Enquirer’s education and governance contributor MIKE WARD comments on the crossroads reached in Whitby education with the departure of the town’s two secondary school Headteachers – Keith PRYTHERCH and Sue WHELAN – concurrent with [...]

January 17, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council

Caedmon Principal in Sideways Shuffle

Caedmon Principal in Sideways Shuffle It has quietly been announced that ‘retiring’ Principal of Caedmon College Whitby, Mr Keith PRYTHERCH – whose ‘retirement’, following a disappointing OfSTED Report, was reported here on the Enquirer on 21st October 2017 – is [...]

December 13, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

‘Pants On Fire’ Redux

‘Pants On Fire’ Redux an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on more hide-and-seek from North Yorkshire County Council’s pyrobraccaephile-in-residence. ~~~~~ I report now on the matter of my request to NYCC’s Corporate Director: Children & Young People’s [...]

July 9, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

OfSTED: The ‘Benign’ Inspection Technique?

OfSTED: The ‘Benign’ Inspection Technique? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, previewing the forthcoming OfSTED Inspection of Eskdale School, Whitby. ~~~~~ As a prelude to the imminent (and long-awaited) OfSTED Inspection of Whitby’s Eskdale School, I thought it might [...]

May 15, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

The Hidden Agenda – a Closing Chapter?

The Hidden Agenda – a Closing Chapter? by Guest Author MIKE WARD. ~~~~~ Are we are entering the closing chapter in Whitby’s secondary schools’ long-running saga? Do County Officials really care about the future of education in our Town? We [...]

May 9, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

No Hidden Agenda?! – Part 3

Guest Author Mike Ward follows up on his recent articles. ~~~~~ No Hidden Agenda?! – Part 3 It has long been said that there is a right way, a wrong way and the Whitby way. However, educational issues, with the [...]

March 26, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby Schools PR Wars

Whitby Schools PR Wars Mystery surrounds a brace of mutually contradictory social media postings concerning the future of Eskdale School in Whitby. On Friday 24th March 2017. Mr Keith PRYTHERCH, Headteacher at Caedmon College Whitby, posted the following Tweet: Setting [...]

March 25, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

No Hidden Agenda – Part 2

Guest Author Mike Ward follows up on his recent article “A Hidden Agenda For Our Schools?!”. ~~~~~ No Hidden Agenda – Part 2 Changes appear to be afoot at Caedmon College Whitby, with redundancies being announced. Potential 6th Form students [...]

March 21, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council