Dear Mr Education Secretary

Dear Mr Education Secretary,

I am writing to tell you about my son’s transition to secondary school.

You see, he loved primary school, loved learning, got on well and was challenged and engaged and a respected part of the school community.

Which is why it was such a shock to see the change of him … Read more


Useful Education

Grrrrr Nicky Morgan.

This week Nicky Morgan our incumbent secretary of state for Education announced that children doing arts and humanities at GCSE and A level  “are making choices age 15 which will hold them back for the rest of their lives”. What bollocks.

What an assumption that any one decision can hold us back.  … Read more


Great Schools

School’s out!  Hooray!

‘You don’t usually have the radio on’ said lovely man as I sang along on Thursday night whilst enjoying making tea ‘what’s changed?’. ‘ I’m on holiday’ I replied singing along to The Summer of 69.

At cinema night, Tara, who’d also seen me on Monday night said; ‘your energy is … Read more


My email address

julieleoni.com@gmail.com