Monthly Archives: November 2013

Religious Education Being ‘Edged Out Of School Timetables’ Illegally

Researchers have found that the equivalents of 900 state secondary schools are breaking the law by dropping religious education between the ages of 14 and 16 to find more time for other subjects. This edging out of RE has been

More on Michael Gove’s Points on the ‘Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations’

Michael Gove criticised “the soft bigotry of low expectations which has governed education for too long by refusing to accept that children from poorer homes can’t be expected to do just as well, to achieve just as highly, as their

Poorer Pupils Held Back By ‘Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations’ Says Michael Gove

At a very recent meeting at City Hall with an audience of teachers, The Education Secretary, Michael Gove said Britain has failed to create a “colour-blind” society. He added that schools need to stop promoting the ‘soft bigotry of low

A Reminder about Parents Of Black UK Pupils

Just a reminder of what we are about. We are a parent’s focused network inspired by Parents of Black UK Pupils, and please note that ALL information that we share is for ALL parents irrespective of race, colour or religion.

The Increase of Children Using Mobile Phone ‘Textisms’ In Their School Work

According to a recent report sourced from, research from the National Literacy Trust finds that pupils – particularly boys – are using “txt speak” in school work and increasingly relying on spellcheckers to get by. Researchers surveyed 35,000 children

Understanding Our Children’s Secondary School Results

Secondary school years are a very important time for your child and you. This is not the time to say ‘oh they are independent now, they can sort themselves out.’ Having an understanding of their school levels gives you a


‘YOU harvest what YOU plant’ A farmer can plant anything he wants; the land doesn’t care one way or the other. Suppose he plants both wheat and poisonous hemlock. The land will return poisonous hemlock as plentifully as it does


“Success lies in your daily routines” A short quote but yet it speaks volumes. Success in any area of our lives does not depend on what someone else does to us, someone else is doing to us or someone else