Former Leader Cllr Jim Mallory retires from Lewisham Council

Cllr Jim Mallory has announced that he will step down from Lewisham Council at the local elections to be held on Thursday, 5th May 2022. In a tweet, Lewisham Council Labour Group said: “Jim has been a principled, committed community champion of this Council since first elected in 1986. We thank him for all his …

‘Stop the baseline’ tests at 4 years old

The Department for Education plans to press ahead spending £10 million rolling out exams for every four-year-old entering school. Overwhelmingly the evidence, and consensus from experts around the world, says these kinds of tests on young children are both pointless and damaging. If so-called Baseline Assessment goes ahead in September 2020, every four-year-old will be …