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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

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

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

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

Murder In The Classroom: The Other Side of Safeguarding

Murder In The Classroom: The Other Side of Safeguarding an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on forthcoming developments in the ANN MAGUIRE murder case – and the surprise appearance of an all-too-familiar name . . . ~~~~~ [...]

March 6, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Beyond OfSTED: Two ‘Good’ Schools – Or All Hype?

Beyond OfSTED: Two ‘Good’ Schools – Or All Hype? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, looking beyond OfSTED for an objective evaluation of two ‘Good’ schools: Actual Achievement -v- Reputational Management.  ~~~~~ Readers who are familiar with [...]

February 28, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

CCW: “Crystal-Ball Gazing”

A Letter to the Editor from an ex-pat from North Yorkshire, Win SMITH, crystal-ball gazing on the subject of Caedmon College Whitby, where OfSTED has recently conducted an Inspection. ~~~~~ Sir, When is average good? Perhaps when OFSTED inspects CCW. [...]

February 6, 2017 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council