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by sugarloaf
Sun Apr 02, 2006 12:21 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Hydra? St James Independent School (Stockport)
Replies: 10
Views: 9463

Oh...

and the alcuin school motto?

Veritas in omnibus.... Truth in all things.
by sugarloaf
Sun Apr 02, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Hydra? St James Independent School (Stockport)
Replies: 10
Views: 9463

Mike wrote: why keep things secret? Why not be honest? Why not tell 'the truth' up front, before people start asking questions? That same old question again... Looking at the Alcuin school leeds website - http://www.alcuinschool.co.uk/ they do list 'sister' schools around the world. But absolutely n...
by sugarloaf
Fri Mar 31, 2006 11:28 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Schools Minister confirms SES spiritual program in St James
Replies: 6
Views: 6950

Thanks josh. That certainly seems to be a lot less whooly than St James (juniors) own website (2006): Education - Spiritual St James is open to pupils of all faiths and religions, and the weekly Philosophy lessons seek to unite them all by exploring and establishing the universal principles of life....
by sugarloaf
Fri Mar 31, 2006 8:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: 'Girlie bars'
Replies: 23
Views: 20724

going back quite a few posts..

Does anyone know when Pincham 'officially' left the SES?
by sugarloaf
Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: 'Girlie bars'
Replies: 23
Views: 20724

remind me again what his qualifications and experience are for a job in education?

I've read and re-read the CV he attached to the school prospectus. Am I missing something?
by sugarloaf
Mon Mar 27, 2006 8:49 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: What it would take to achieve ?Truth and Reconciliation?
Replies: 13
Views: 10708

I?m sure there are many in the School who would want to go through a process of ?Truth and Reconciliation?, but a brave and unprecedented step would have to be taken by the current powers that be within the organisation. That surely is the battle humanity has always faced in the process of spiritua...
by sugarloaf
Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: <delete>
Replies: 32
Views: 23155

A direct challenge to Donald Lambie Instead of just meeting a few current non-ses parents who will no doubt find themselves outnumbered, CALL AN OPEN MEETING - invite all current parents and pupils, former parents and pupils, governors and all other "members of the school community" who want to ask...
by sugarloaf
Sun Mar 26, 2006 10:39 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: <delete>
Replies: 32
Views: 23155

oh - and an interesting one to ask might be exactly when they became aware of allegations of mistreatment and assaults, and complaints about SES involvement in the schools. several possible answers: A 1: Only last year - and we ordered the inquiry straight away to find out the truth. Further questio...
by sugarloaf
Sun Mar 26, 2006 9:55 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: <delete>
Replies: 32
Views: 23155

some very specific quastions on the appointment process & criteria for teachers - (including headteachers) might not go amiss The same question could aslo be asked about appointing Governers. As a well managed and governed school, I am sure they not only have a clear policy on this - but it will...
by sugarloaf
Sat Mar 25, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: The mysterious (and mysteriously anonymous) PPIAG
Replies: 33
Views: 20240

Its interesting to hear that St james has called a meetings with Parents, at which senior members of the SES will attend. I have copied below some passages from theSecret Cult book, describing events at the schools following negative newspaper coverage. June 83: media coverage of complaints about St...
by sugarloaf
Thu Mar 23, 2006 12:28 am
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: A personal view from a parent.
Replies: 62
Views: 39229

Welcome elizabeth, thats quite a response to your post! elizabeth wrote: They are all well balanced, the boys do not attend the philosophy school but the girls have joined the foundation girls group. Although I started attending the philosophy school just before my oldest son joined St James? ?.the ...
by sugarloaf
Fri Mar 17, 2006 2:09 am
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Apology? Contrition? Responsibility? - Boddy & SES on C4
Replies: 40
Views: 25107

why is st james trying to 'develop the human soul' in children? I thought the point of a school was to educate.
by sugarloaf
Fri Mar 17, 2006 2:02 am
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: An SES member says: it's time for an SES apology
Replies: 67
Views: 44142

Its obvious - he was by far the most qualified candidate for the job. A career in PR, including work for an arms company, a stint as press secretary for a prime minister who believed there was no such thing as society, a long term and ambitious SES member & the organisations media spokesman - wh...
by sugarloaf
Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:44 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Much Ado About Not Much, My Post & The Current Pupil's V
Replies: 30
Views: 19616

They dont get a broom and lift the corner of the nearest carpet by any chance?
by sugarloaf
Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:42 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Much Ado About Not Much, My Post & The Current Pupil's V
Replies: 30
Views: 19616

Thanks tom - that does make me see it more clearly.

Do you know what they do with all the clay from any pots that collapsed in the process of making them?

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