Why students skipped school today to protest

Tens of thousands of students gathered in Parliament Square today to protest against the impending doom of climate change. The UK is one of 60 countries protesting today to fight for change, making this the biggest global protest to date.

Fake news? I don’t think so

In the midst of all the news reports on Brexit and the madness of the Westminster bubble, the UN’s rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights reported that despite being the world’s fifth largest economy, the UK has levels of child poverty that are “not just a disgrace, but a social calamity and an economic disaster.”

Still not listening

Today (Friday 28 September) our chief executive, Sue, and I joined thousands of headteachers and school leaders on the march to Downing Street to deliver a letter and petition to the chancellor, urgently requesting sufficient, and fair, funding for our schools.