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How we won the fight against academisation…

Speaking to the Anti Academies Alliance Steering Group meeting on 11 October, Natasha Steel, one of the lead campaigners in HOHPS, articulates how we won the fight to stop Hove Park becoming an academy  She offers some excellent top tips to others fighting similar … Continue reading

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LETTER: THE GUARDIAN

Check out Guardian Letters today – 2 October http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/oct/01/fought-becoming-an-academy-and-won  

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PARENT POWER MAKES THE HEADLINES – A ROAR NOT A PURR

Here we are – headline news… The Independent  news piece:  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/hove-vs-gove-campaign-victory-parents-derail-academies-bandwagon-9756346.html and Mark Steel’s Comment: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/weve-won-the-battle-to-prevent-our-school-becoming-an-academy-9756328.html ITV Meridian News: http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2014-09-23/parents-delight-as-controversial-academy-plans-rejected/ Latest TV: http://bit.ly/Yb3tyN The Brighton & Hove Independent: http://bit.ly/1mqnA7m The Argus: http://bit.ly/1mqRt7v http://bit.ly/1vkvfUw The Morning Star: http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-ebaf-Hove-Park-campaigners-win-fight-against-academy-plan#.VCUV9PldU1J BBC Radio Sussex: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p026dhjnContinue reading

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WE WON!

Dear Parents and Carers, The Governors have tonight unanimously decided, after a long and exhaustive consultation process, that Hove Park School will not convert to an academy. We want to thank the students, parents and carers for their passionate contribution … Continue reading

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