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[6 Dec 2015 | No Comment | 3,149 views]

By Quentin Letts for the Daily Mail
Unmissable: The acting may not be spot-on, but nothing beats a children’s nativity play
Christmas has its modern rituals, some lovelier than others. There are the emotive telly adverts for John Lewis and there are the drunken office parties. Modern Christmas means Slade on Radio 2, mince pies on the canteen counter, town centre fairy lights being lit by minor soap stars.
But surely the most memorable, moving of Christmas customs in recent decades has been the primary school nativity play. I don’t recall us holding …

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[7 May 2015 | No Comment | 928 views]

If you have received a letter from your child’s school telling you fines will be imposed if you child is late on a number of occasions Julie Henry would like to discuss with you for an article in the Sunday Times . Julie asks you please include name and phone number, in case I she has to get back to you .
The piece is running in this weekend’s Sunday Times.
07768 122 169
[email protected]

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[18 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 34,495 views]
School inspections ‘too infrequent’

January 2014
A lax inspection regime means standards at fewer than one in 10 of Northern Ireland primary schools are fully checked during an academic year, it has been claimed.
Reviews are carried out once every 13 years on average and more should be done to ensure teaching is up to scratch, according to pressure group ParentsOutLoud.
Spokeswoman Dr Liz Fawcett said: “These statistics really beggar belief. Children only get one chance at a school education and it is vital that there’s a robust external inspection system to ensure that their teaching is …

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[17 May 2012 | No Comment | 2,414 views]
Axing Blue Peter from BBC One fragments family life, says Valerie Singleton

The BBC has been accused of “fragmenting” family life by moving Blue Peter and other children’s programmes off mainstream television channels
Critics also warn that the move will make it

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[26 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,630 views]
ParentsOutloud – BBC Coventy & Warwickshire

Margaret Morrissey on BBC Coventy & Warwickshire with Bob Brolly.

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[24 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 15,238 views]
ParentsOutloud on BBC with George Galloway

Margaret Morrissey with George Galloway on BBC on corporal punishment on children!

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[6 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,957 views]
ParentsOutloud on BBC

Margaret Morrissey from parentsoutloud was on Harry Crawford’s Farewell Show 28 Jan 12. Listen to Margaret Morrissey about her views on school league table….

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[9 Jun 2011 | One Comment | 2,445 views]
ParentsOutloud on BBC

Margaret Morrissey from parentsoutloud was on Conentry & Warwickshire show on 31st May 2011.

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[27 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,968 views]

BBc Radio 4 Today programe
http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/xphkv/

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[24 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 2,298 views]
Education reforms: what the experts think

Times
Sarah Ebner, editor of the School Gate blog,
John O’Leary (Editor of The Times Good University Guide and of Policy Review magazine)
Michael Gove is in so much of a hurry to reform the education system that his ultra-ambitious Schools White Paper inevitably ranges from the sublime to the ridiculous. He has waded in where even previous Tory ministers feared to tread – notably on teacher training and aspects of the curriculum. It remains to be seen how many measures come to pass.
Some of the ideas are confused – a baccalaureate …

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