The school refused to comment on the Ofsted report until publication, but the principal, Joss Hayes, said: “We take the judgments in the Ofsted inspection very seriously and have already acted on many of its findings. We have implemented additional training for all staff and are committed to ensuring that the school makes improvements in key areas.” … [Read more...] about Ofsted inspections find three Steiner schools to be inadequate
Why should school start later
However, since the government advice is to avoid waiting times, it's likely parking for long periods of times should be avoided - static vehicles can cause long queues meaning those on foot could have to stay in proximity for long periods of time. … [Read more...] about When schools reopen how will drop-off and pick-up work?
‘It is why we are only inviting back reception, year one and year six in primary schools so there is the space in those schools for children to return and for infant schools to use other premises, perhaps the junior school, to enable children to return safely and to maintain the distances between pupils. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson announces primary schools in England will start to reopen on MONDAY and some students will return to secondary schools from June 15 as he sets out ‘limited and cautious’ easing of lockdown
In England, Steiner education is on the brink of a significant expansion. At present, the academy in Herefordshire is the only one to receive state funding out of 34 Steiner schools in the UK. In September, it will be joined by a state-funded "free school" in Frome, Somerset. Two more Steiner schools – in Leeds and Exeter – are applying for state funding under the free schools programme. They are being interviewed at the Department for Education this week and next, and a decision will be announced in June. … [Read more...] about A different class: the expansion of Steiner schools
“It is also vital that schools receive prompt, clear and definitive public health advice as necessary in the event that infection rates increase in their area, or there are outbreaks of the virus in their school. They will need direction on precisely what to do in these circumstances.” … [Read more...] about Will I be fined for refusing to send my child back to school? Your rights explained