UK Education Newswire Archive
Shit that’s a long sentence, my English teacher would be disgusted…. anyway the teachers in question are just a little bit tired of not having their calls returned. So decided to make their representations in person.
Details and further hilarity below:
04-08-2008 10:05A week long London FreeSchool event will be taking place between the 1st and 7th of September 2008 with workshops, discussions and skill-sharing. Themes will include Food, Creative Arts, Permaculture, Gender, Science and Languages. The event will be completely free and open to all people willing to respect the ideals of the free school and each other. if you would like to facilitate or suggest a workshop, skill-share or discussion then please let us know by the 25th august at the very latest. if you are not london based then why not arrange something in your own town?
04-08-2008 06:26Baliffs have used heavy-handed force to evict protestors at the anti-Academy occupation of Wembley Sports Ground this morning, with allegations of physical assault. Members of the press have also been physically assaulted. There is video evidence.
03-08-2008 22:05Brent Council will enter Wembley Sports Ground 5am tomorrow morning with police backup to evict the GRASS protestors and the businesses who refused last week's eviciton orders.
despite increase in bicycles.
31-07-2008 15:08The press release from Grass Roots Alliance for Social Sports (GRASS) who have currently occupied the Wembley Park Sports Ground on Bridge Road and Forty Avenue in North London in protest of private Academy school investor Ark gaining control of the sports fields, taking away valuable green space and amenities from the coummunity.
31-07-2008 06:20If you are on yr way to the Climate camp, why not stop off at the wembley recreation ground tent occupation that is already up and running. Support needed.
A short video of one GRASS campaigner can be seen here.
Wembley Tent City Occupation, Forty Avenue, Wembley:
Nearest Tube: Wembley Park (Metropolitan Line)
Turn left out the station, walk up the hill to main junction on Bridge Rd, turn left, walk 100 metres, turn left into the gate way to Wembley Park Sports Ground and you're there.
Buses: From Central London: 18 from Euston to Sudbury and then the 182 to
Wembley Park Station (the N18 runs past Sudbury. Get off at Wembley
triangle from which Bridge Road is a 15 minute walk past Wembley Arena).
Other routes: 83 from Golders Green Stn, 302 from Kensal Rise Stn, 297
from Willesden Bus Garage.
30-07-2008 14:46There will be a meeting this friday, 1st August, at Bowl Court Social Centre to organise a week long free skool in London at the beginning of September.
29-07-2008 22:00DFEY-NW (Digital Freedom in Education & Youth - North West), the North West of England's first group focusing on young people and issues of freedom in the digital world is looking forward to it's first meeting EVER in August.
28-07-2008 17:579pm tonight.
Save The Sports Ground. Save The Community Green Space. No To School Privatisation. No To Education For Profit.
27-07-2008 10:52Following the recent residents and local teachers' resistance to the privatised Wembley Ark Academy school plans, this morning an independent group of "concerned citizens" re-occupied the Wembley Park Sports Ground.
26-07-2008 15:19Following last week’s actions against the privatisation of UK education in Wembley, North West London, a new call out by campaigners to re-squat the land and put another obstacle in the way of Blair’s profitable education program, centring the campaign against school privatisation right under the nose of the new Wembley Stadium.
25-07-2008 18:58Often forgotten are the children whom the British Government also sought to "liberate" before rendering an estimated 4.5 million extra Iraqi children as orphans through "liberation"
22-07-2008 12:11The inevitability or desirability of competition is a myth. Competition is learned and not part of our nature. Cooperation makes possible top performance, not competition. The alternative to No.1 is not No.2 but rejecting the whole mania of rankings. Masculinity really has nothing to do with hitting a golf ball in a hole.