Tag Archives: Wye College

PARISH HEADLINES

At the parish council meeting last night (7th March 2013): Councillor Shoults reported that the Education Funding Agency (considering the location of the Free School) were very keen to know whether the village was serious about using the Wye College … Continue reading

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HOW TO BARTER

Last night there was an Imperial College sounding board on the future of Wye 3 and I’ve enjoyed reading the Wyeweb write-up which conjured up an image of an Egyptian bazaar. I used to live in Egypt and know that … Continue reading

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DELICIOUS FUDGE

I’ve had a response to my freedom of information request to say that I’ve asked for too much information. Apparently there’s just too much correspondence between the various parties since April 30 last year. The Education Funding Agency (EFA) recommend … Continue reading

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600 SPECIES OF FISH

At the weekend I made a trip with the children to the London Aquarium which you might think has little relevance to Wye. But the persistent mentions of ‘over 600 species of fish’ must have triggered something in my brain, … Continue reading

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FREE SCHOOL PADLOCKED AT THE GATES

More on the level-crossing gates. The point highlighted by Imperial’s traffic survey is that many of us are spending much of our day sitting at the level-crossing. The figures on the lefthand side are also taken from the traffic survey … Continue reading

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WYE FREE SCHOOL IN CHAINS

The debate over Wye Free School seems to be hotting up. The school was given the go-ahead in the summer by the Department of Education (DFE) but, as we have detailed in a previous post, the precise location of the school … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TALKING BUILDING SHOCK

The debate over what happens to Wye College continues to preoccupy the parish council and the village. (For background see here.) In particular the village is concerned about what happens to the oldest college buildings which are situated closest to … Continue reading

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