Letter to Michael Gove about the problems at Millbank Primary Academy

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This is a case when the ‘structure’ of an academy chain’s idea of what to do with good leaders and heads and how the schools are then run by that chain seem to outweigh the imnportance of the child in the academy. This sponsor is an Education Minister for goodness sake! This is what happens when amateurs and ‘business’ people try to run education.


Parents are very worried about the situation at Millbank Primary Academy and have asked Labour Councillors to help them secure an investigation into the Futures Group, which controls the school along with three other schools in the area – Pimlico Academy, Churchill Gardens Primary Academy and Pimlico Primary Academy – and is run by Education Minister Lord Nash and his wife.

Here is the letter we have sent to Michael Gove

Rt Hon Michael Gove MP
Secretary of State for Education
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street

Dear Mr Gove

Millbank Academy

I am writing to let you know of my very serious concerns about the situation at Millbank Academy.

As you may know, Millbank’s acting head teacher, Diane George, has been moved across to take over as head teacher of Churchill Gardens school from January. This is the latest in a long line of recent events at…

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