Tag: Amanda Spielman

Apr 10

Damian Hinds declares war on parents

Rt Hon Damian Hinds, HM Secretary of State for Education, has declared war on parents

The Guardian reports that Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for Education has written to a head teachers’ union.  It was prompted by a row which started in Birmingham over schools teaching homosexuality to primary-age children. The row is mentioned in his letter, available right here: Letter 190409 to NAHT from Damian Hinds No Outsiders At Parkfield …

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Mar 05

Ofsted chief condemns Parkfield parents

Amanda Spielman Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI) at Ofsted

Parents at Parkfield School in Birmingham have demonstrated overwhelming solidarity in their battle to oust a campaigning homosexual teacher. The parents took between 540 and 600 children out of school on Friday 1st March 2019.  That’s out of a total roll of 740, as the Birmingham Mail reports. The ‘No Outsiders’ project has been developed …

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Feb 01

Ofsted targets ‘fundamentalists’

Amanda Spielman, head of Ofsted

According to the BBC, England’s chief inspector of schools is targetting what she calls ‘fundamentalists’ and ‘religious extremists’. Amanda Spielman, head of Ofsted, says some community leaders see schools as vehicles to ‘indoctrinate impressionable minds’. They use schools to narrow children’s horizons and ‘pervert education’, she says. Some schools even promote ‘extremist ideology’. She is …

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