Hospital row

17th May 1996 at 01:00
A row has broken out over an opt-out decision taken by a hospital school.

Leicester Royal Infirmary's school teaches child patients, and give out-reach tuition to children across the county. Now teaching unions and local authorities say parents and teachers have not been consulted about opt-out, and are starting a campaign to make the school think again.

Opt-outs usually have to be agreed by a ballot of parents, but this does not apply to hospital schools, who have no fixed register of pupils. The final decision lies with the Education and Employment Secretary.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now