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£6,772
raised of £120,000 target by 200 supporters

    Weʼve raised £6,772 to help us raise legal fees so Queen Emma can challenge Ofsted via judicial review. Save Queen Emma Primary from conversion to an Academy.

    Funded on Tuesday, 12th September 2023

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    UPDATE: Please see attached image for latest update. Whilst the legal ramifications are being clarified, and costs are still to be covered, our fundraising campaign continues as Queen Emma Primary School has paid out for legal advice so far. We will update the fundraising figure once details are resolved. Thank you.

    For the families and staff in our community, Ofsted's recent 'inadequate' judgement does not represent the happy, safe environment that we know and love at Queen Emma. We are also aware of the alleged flaws in Ofsted's visit to the school.

    The ruling threatens the founding principles of the school, as by law it will force Queen Emma to leave the Queens' Federation and become an academy under new management. The school or parents will have no say over which academy takes control of the school.

    We are fully backing Queen Emma Primary School as they challenge Ofsted through judicial review.

    We seek your support in this.

    If you wish to know more about academisation, here is some more information: https://educationhub.blog.gov.uk/2023/05/02/what-are-academy-schools-and-what-is-forced-academisation

    https://antiacademies.org.uk

    Your donation will help Queen Emma Primary School meet their legal costs. We believe they can help us stay in our Queens' Federation family, and lead to wider reforms in Osfted.

    Please feel free to share this with friends, family and other contacts who you feel might be able to help.

    Thank you. We are stronger together!

    Queen Emma PSFA (Parents, Staff & Friends Association)

    Thank you for your support, Queen Emma Primary School is a registered charity: Charity number: 1169366.

    Our ambitious target for this fundraising effort is based on a worst case scenario for the legal costs associated with a judicial review. Any money received through through this campaign will be used to offset any legal costs incurred. If we raise more than required or should circumstances change, then trustees reserve the right to reinvest any funds back into the school community, in line with our constitution as a charity.

    For more information visit: https://register-of-charities.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?regid=1169366&subid=0

    Should you have any questions related to this, please contact us at queenemmapsfa@gmail.com

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      200

      • Kelly

        Kelly

        Jun 10, 2023

        Good luck!

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 9, 2023

        £20.00

      • Anna

        Anna

        Jun 9, 2023

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 8, 2023

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 7, 2023

        £50.00

      • Robert & Julia Macfarlane

        Robert & Julia Macfarlane

        Jun 7, 2023

        Ofsted's current structure and approach is very clearly not fit for purpose. The Emma/Edith federation has produced two caring, outstanding schools & mustn't be pulled apart on this basis.

        £100.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 7, 2023

        It’s such a shame to see what is happening and the undue pressure schools are under! Good luck!

        £25.00

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      The Parents, Staff & Friends Association for Queen Emma Primary School, Cambridge, UK.

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