The plan to give away control of Darell school

still_darellThere is a proposal to hand Darell Primary & Nursery School over to an organisation called “Every Child Every Day Academy Trust”.

Who is planning this?

Not the staff. Not the parents.

There is a “working group” in Darell’s governing body. They met with a “Multi-Academy Trust” based in Surbiton and Ham.

In June 2016, at a meeting without our trusted teaching and support staff being involved, the governing body voted to hand control of Darell over to the “Every Child Every Day Academy Trust”.

Who did they talk to?

The governing body is supposed to consult staff, parents, carers, the local community, and other people who care about Darell. [Update: read why four parents resigned from the consultation group.] 

But they applied to give Darell to the trust before consulting anyone…

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