Governors, Headteachers, and above all the new administration at Birmingham City Council take note – West Heath parents have shown there is everything to fight for.
On 26th September West Heath parents learned that they had won their campaign against forced academy. Sadly the Headteacher and Governors fell at the first post, caving in to pressure from the DfE, but parents simply refused to accept what was being imposed upon them and stood up to Gove. Congratulations to Edna Dawson and all the parents who have campaigned long and hard for their school.
Parents had been campaigning to save their community school since May 2012, but the good news came when they were least expecting it. The fortnight leading up to their victory had been a rollercoaster of emotions for parents. On 13th September they were informed by their Councillor Brett O’Reilly that the Head Teacher and Chair of Governors…
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