Schools to re-instate admissions policies which benefit local children.
This petition had 629 supporters
We'd like to see local schools for local children. We think it's unreasonable that a child in Newbury or Slough is given preference over one living near to the school if they score just 0.01 more in the entrance tests.
A policy which gives preference to local children who meet the necessary standard whilst not totally excluding those from further afield would reduce the impact of unnecessary travel and return the two schools to ‘the heart of the community’ as mandated by their funding agreements.
Further information available on the campaign website http://trak.org.uk.
Today: James is counting on you
James Coombs needs your help with “Local schools for local children”. Join James and 628 supporters today.