closure of the Ockley base of Scott-Broadwood is said to be 'temporary' it is
hard to see how it can open again with no teachers or pupils. Removal
vans were seen over the Easter break. It seems clear that closure is permanent.
A group of
villagers are looking into the possibility of setting up a free school in
Ockley. To do this, we need to file a long application to the Department of
Education. We also need to put together a team of people with the appropriate
If you can help
with any of the following, or know of anyone else who can, then we'd be
delighted to hear from you.
an individual who has experience as Head or Deputy Head of a state sector
infant school. Finance expertise- an
individual with a professional background in finance who can evidence a
good record or someone with experience as a school business manager. Academy governance expertise- an individual with experience of academy governance,
such as a chair of governors at a good school or trust. Other areas of expertise- this could cover things such as: marketing, HR, project
management, legal expertise etc.
All volunteers will be gratefully accepted: the more who
volunteer, the less time each person needs to set aside to help. Please
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you can help or just want more information."