We are opposed to the proposed Free Schools in Lambeth


July 6th, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Michael Gove has said free schools could stay open until 8pm

Gove this week announced that free schools will be able to lengthen not just term times, but the length of the school day, too.


Free schools will be free to open 51 weeks a year, until 7pm or even 8pm – six days a week. The hours are not dissimilar to those once worked by children in the Victorian mills. It is natural for proponents to believe this will give their offspring, and our future generation, the edge – it will turn them into academic powerhouses, reeling off ancient Greek and Latin in no time at all. It would be a great idea if it wasn’t such nonsense.


These hours are not for the children. They’re for the adults.. read more bit.ly/kQkk4h





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