Central Road Site Approved for New Didsbury School

New free school set to open in September 2015

Ewing School sign
Back to my old school: St. James’ and Emmanuel’s new school, from September 2015. This is a picture of the school from November 2013, whilst in temporary use for Birches School.

 

Ewing School is back!

I wouldn’t have thought in 2012 I would have said this. I would have thought the site of my old school from 1987 to 1990 would have been houses by now with cul-de-sacs. With streets like Ewing Drive, Goldsack Crescent and Petrie Place. Continue reading “Central Road Site Approved for New Didsbury School”

Controversial School Sets Up Base Camp

Phoenix Free School set to rise from ashes of Marland Fold

After years of speculation, Professor Tom Burkard has found a suitable site for his free school. Taking over the site of Marland Fold School, the Phoenix Free School will open in September 2014 on Rosary Road, Fitton Hill. Continue reading “Controversial School Sets Up Base Camp”

Credible Idea or Misappropriation of Public Funds: Would You Take Your Child to a Free School?

East of the M60 on proposals for free schools in Oldham and Tameside

Our two esteemed local journals, the Manchester Evening News and the Tameside Advertiser printed articles on proposals for free schools in the Oldham and Tameside boroughs. Both sponsors of their schemes wish to deliver no nonsense teaching methods or set its pupils up for a more employable future. Continue reading “Credible Idea or Misappropriation of Public Funds: Would You Take Your Child to a Free School?”