The Emperor’s New Clothes: prevarication dressed as consultation

A new survey was published yesterday asking CYP, SEND parents, etc; in my area for their views on prioritising SEND funding and by implication funding cuts. The survey is to be followed up by three local area meetings. At face value, this would seem to be consultation best practise in action by Achieving for Children … Continue reading The Emperor’s New Clothes: prevarication dressed as consultation

The calm between storms

The calm between storms

There's a sense of calm in the house that we haven't experienced in years. A sense of promise for the summer to come. A quiet determination to wring out every single ounce of fun. It's a really lovely feeling. And it's no coincidence that this is my first blog for months.  I felt I should … Continue reading The calm between storms