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“The Half Terminator”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and thirty-third in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and [...]

March 17, 2018 Photoons

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

Whitby Schools: The Final Chapter – the Sequel!

Whitby Schools: The Final Chapter – the Sequel! Guest Author MIKE WARD (former SBC Councillor [Ind.] and former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors) sees a moment of opportunity to revitalise Whitby’s teetering schools provision – with two [...]

October 26, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

CCW: KP’s ‘Retirement’ Follows Massive DfE ‘Fail’

CCW: KP’s ‘Retirement’ Follows Massive DfE ‘Fail’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the latest NYCC Schools failure passed off as success. In fact, Caedmon is the FOURTH WORST school in the County. ~~~~~ Caedmon College [...]

October 21, 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

CCW: OfSTED Gamesmanship?

CCW: OfSTED Gamesmanship? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting an a ‘leaked’ report concerning allegations of Inspection Fraud at Caedmon College Whitby. ~~~ This correspondent has now had sight of a complaint document that is purportedly receiving [...]

April 22, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council