I worry about Free Schools


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From what I understand, Free School, has been set up as social experiments that can provide any education they decision since they do not need to follow the national curriculum or are inspected by OFSTED. The scheme allows parents, charities and companies to have government funding and red carpet treatment to build schools based on what parents want and maybe not what children need.

 

I worry free schools are a back door for a new generation of so-called special schools which not only excludes disabled children but enables professionals and parents to do whatever they want including the latest fashion in treatment which could be seen as torture deemed legal since its medical treatment in the ‘best interests’ of the child.

 

I fear it will be years for my understanding the damage free schools are doing to children and society.

 

If you like what I say, have a look at my site at www.simonstevens.com or follow me on twitter, @simonstevens74, or even leave me feedback on +44 (0)121 364 1974 or email simon@simonstevens.com  

 

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