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County Council Suspends Eskdale Closure

North Yorkshire County Council has issued the following announcement. Sadly, it is not entirely transparent: County Council suspends decision on Whitby’s schools Published: 13 April 2016 North Yorkshire County Council has decided to suspend further decision-taking on the proposal to [...]

April 13, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale/Caedmon Amalgamation – The JSG Minutes

Eskdale/Caedmon Amalgamation – The JSG Minutes In response to a Freedom of Information request from a member of the public, NYCC has disclosed, in part, Minutes of the Joint Steering Group (the ‘Shadow’ Governing Body’) Meetings relating to the proposed [...]

April 5, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

Safeguarding Shambles In NYCC Schools

Safeguarding Shambles In NYCC Schools an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, lifting the lid on an appalling institutional conspiracy of silence regarding bullying, self-harming and worse. ~~~~~ Throughout the acrimonious debate surrounding the closure of Eskdale School in [...]

April 1, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council

“The Worst School In Britain”

“The Worst School In Britain” a blast from the past “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD – school year of 1972/73. ~~~~~ It would be the simplest of mistakes to sit behind a desk in Children & Young Peoples’ [...]

April 1, 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

“Two Rabbits – One Bag”

“Two Rabbits – One Bag” – CodHead 084 CodHead – in cynical mode – seems to think that an entente cordiale may have been achieved on the golf course. A small/medium Academy chain would still look to the LEA for [...]

March 19, 2016 Cartoons

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