Public Meeting – 31st January 2017

Hello! You are invited to attend a public meeting about the proposed multi-academy trust on Tuesday 31st January at the West Midlands Travel Sports Club in Kings Heath at 7 p.m. Governors, staff, parents (and prospective parents), teaching union representatives, MPs, councillors and other community members have been invited. A representative of the STEP schools … Continue reading Public Meeting – 31st January 2017

Education Requirements for Primary and Secondary mainstream Places – Birmingham

We have been sent through this information which hopes to give us a clearer idea of what is happening with the LEA. We have also been urged to comment on Birmingham's Budget please feel free to check and comment. The Education Sufficiency Requirements for Primary and Secondary mainstream places have now been published and can be viewed … Continue reading Education Requirements for Primary and Secondary mainstream Places – Birmingham

Comments from Mike Leddy – Labour Councillor

One of our team went to see Steve McCabe, Labour MP for Selly Oak, as a constituent to further discuss this topic and his response, however Mr McCabe was not present and so they instead met with Mike Leddy, the Labour Councillor.

Letter sent to Councillors and MPs

Below is a copy of a letter sent by one of our team to the local MP's and councillors. I am writing in relation to the proposed creation of a multi-academy trust of seven primary and secondary schools in Kings Heath and Moseley, about which parents received letters two weeks ago (example attached). I and … Continue reading Letter sent to Councillors and MPs

Response from Martin Straker Weld – 2

One of the team has received the following message from Martin Straker Weld, one of the labour councillors for Kings Heath and Moseley Thanks for our message. I was personally responsible some time ago for negotiating some additional funds with the then cabinet member and KH school governors to support their inclusive commitment to children … Continue reading Response from Martin Straker Weld – 2

Response from Martin Straker Weld Labour Councillor for Moseley & Kings Heath

We have just received the following response from Mark Straker Weld in response to our letter sent to the Birmingham Labour Party. "Thanks for forwarding your measured and a timely response to the proposal for a MAP. I applaud your commitment to dissipate myths about the benefits of academisation and the demise of the LAs. … Continue reading Response from Martin Straker Weld Labour Councillor for Moseley & Kings Heath