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Save School (and College) Buses

Posted by on 1 June 2016 0 Comments


The loss of school transport affects all of us.  In the last few years local authorities - particularly rural authorities in England - have been making radical changes to school transport policies, resulting in 300,000 fewer young people receiving school transport. This equates to an extra 100 million car journeys made each year, mainly at peak times.  Cuts to school and college transport mean increasing traffic and congestion, worsening air quality particularly around schools, and hardship.  Many parents and students are struggling to find the extra money - which can run into hundreds of pounds - to pay for fares.

Posted on: 01/06/2016 1:09pm

Social Mobility - Why do London's children do so well?

Posted by on 10 May 2016 0 Comments

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission today published their report - The Social Mobility Index. Its key findings show that London is the

Posted on: 10/05/2016 12:07pm

CPAG End the education levy

Posted by on 18 April 2016 0 Comments


A new report by CPAG Scotland Cost of the School Day Report highlights the

Posted on: 18/04/2016 7:14am

Guyana - boats buses and bikes

Posted by Sian on 30 March 2016 0 Comments


I would think that many people in the UK have heard of demerara (as in sugar!) but few could point to where it comes from - Guyana.   Guyana is a small country on the north coast of South America, but it's caught my attention as it is taking school transport 

Posted on: 30/03/2016 3:32pm