Concerns have been raised by Councillor John Ritchie about the level of consultation with parents as Hinderwell School in Seamer appears to move relentlessly closer to becoming an academy.
“People have already been told it’s becoming an academy. I believe the decision was taken weeks ago. There’s nothing wrong with academies – they can work – but they’re not the only answer and schools should not be forced into it.
The school has produced no evidence that they’ve had a balanced look at this and considered the alternatives.”
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