Links to UK Sites Containing Middle School Related information



 

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UK Middle Schools    https://sites.google.com/site/middleschools/
The site provides an up-to-date list of all the Middle Schools in England (the few schools in Wales and Scotland long since having closed). It also has a brief history of the development of the schools as well as links to other articles and websites relating to them.  
 
CBI Report - First Steps -November 2012    www.cbi.org.uk/campaigns/education-campaign-ambition-for-all/
The CBI report, First Steps, recommends a reconsideration of the age of transfer and a study of the practice in middle school systems.  
 
Bedfordshire Save Middle Schools Campaign    savemiddleschools.wordpress.com/
The website of the campaign which successfully fought to save the middle schools in Bedfordshire from reorganisation.  
 
Middle Schools in England    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_middle_schools_in_England
A useful summary of middle school education in Engalnd which includes a list of English middle schools by local authority area.  
 
NEAG    /www.neag.info/
The Northumberland Education Action Group which campaigned against the closure of middle schools in Northumberland in 2004  
 
University Technology Colleges    www.utcolleges.org/
University Technical Colleges are a new concept in education. They offer 14-19 year olds the opportunity to take a highly regarded, full time, technically-oriented course of study. They are equipped to the highest standard, sponsored by a university and offer clear progression routes into higher education or further learning in work.  
 
Edge Foundation    www.edge.co.uk/about-edge
Edge foundation believes that it is essential that "learning by doing" be valued equally with academic learning and that all learners should experience a mix of both. There are many paths to success.  
 
SOS (Save Our Schools) for Swanage    swanageview.blogspot.co.uk/2009/01/sos-save-our-schools-for-swanage.html
The website of the group who campaigned against the reorganisation of middle schools in the Swanage ad Purbeck areas of Dorset in 2009.  
 
OFSTED    www.ofsted.gov.uk/
The Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED), officially the Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England.  
 
The Keep Shelley Pyramid Campaign     www.keepshelleypyramid.co.uk/
This is the website created by the parents of the Shelley Pyramid of schools in Kirklees, who were opposed to plans by Shelley College to extend its age range to take pupils from the age of 11.  
 
The Cambridge Primary Review    www.primaryreview.org.uk/
The website of the Cambridge Primary Review - whose full report contained recommendations of impartance to middle school practice.