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Objecting to proposed changes

PUBLISHED: 10:47 15 December 2008 | UPDATED: 22:01 05 July 2010

I WOULD like to register my objection to the proposed changes to the local educational system.

I have three children aged 10, eight and four, all of whom will be affected.

I WOULD like to register my objection to the proposed changes to the local educational system.

I have three children aged 10, eight and four, all of whom will be affected.

There are several reasons for my objections:

The changes claim to eliminate the disruptive three tier system, yet all sixth forms are closing in favour of a central sixth form, creating another three tier system.

Evidence that these changes are beneficial is unconvincing and would not bear up to proper statistical analysis.

We were told that one of the reasons for change was access to a £600m government incentive. In the current climate does the money still exist? Will the government in charge in two years be the same and will this promise be honoured?

If the changes proceed will the logistical arrangements needed, planning, approval funding, building in budget, be complete on time?

Whilst making these points I think it is obvious that these decisions have already been made. Calling a short notice public meeting during working hours only demonstrates the county council's complete disinterest in hearing any views that do not agree with the proposed changes.

SIMON BUNTING

Flixton Road

Blundeston


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