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Just in: Bristol to receive £18M in funding for primary schools

Hot off the press (in fact, not even in the press yet): Bristol has been allocated £18 million of the required £110 million in funding needed to meet the immediate needs of school children in Bristol. According to BBC Bristol, the city has received the fifth largest sum of money.  No other details are available … Continue reading

New petition launched – please sign it and pass it on

A new petition has been launched today, giving more people the chance to add their “voice” and get some action from the Bristol City Council and central government. Please (1) sign it and (2) spread it out to your networks of friends, contacts and family.  Without sufficient numbers of people signing this petition, the BCC … Continue reading

Bristol City Councilors confirm significant problem

At Tuesday (22/06/11) evening’s Full Council meeting, councilors debated the schools problem for almost an hour – with representations from all parties.  You can view the webcast of the debate by clicking the image below. But if you haven’t got time to watch, interesting learnings for parents are that … Councilors freely admit that they’ve … Continue reading

Evening Post: Council to build new school

Bristol Evening Post: March 3 Campaigners have won a significant victory in their battle for a new primary school in Bristol. The Liberal Democrats, who took control of the city council last week after the minority Labour administration resigned, today announced a move to revert to the plan to build a new school in Bishopston, … Continue reading

Evening Post: Parents’ plea to turn disused school into primary

Bristol Evening Post: February 21 Parents have called for a former comprehensive in Bristol to be reopened as a primary school. Their calls have been given a boost by the city council, which has confirmed it has looked again at the possibility of turning the former Fairfield School site in Fairlawn Road, Montpelier, into a … Continue reading