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CRE Manifesto

The CRE has released its own manifesto for the general election next year. You can view it here.

Whole Class Teaching

The CRE is pleased to publish Whole Class Teaching, a pamphlet by Irina Tyk, Head of Holland House School. If you would like to order a complimentary copy, please e-mail or write to Priya Dutta (contact details below). The PDF is available to view here.

Newsletter Summer 2014

The latest edition of the newsletter is available to download here

Newsletter Winter 2013

The latest edition of the newsletter is available to download here

News Release

MORI study for CRE shows 8 in 10 (81%) say schools should be prepared to teach both World Wars
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Newsletter Autumn 2013

The newsletter is available to download here

Nick Seaton

It is with very great sadness that we announce the death of Nick Seaton on Thursday 29th November 2012. Nick Seaton

Nick founded the CRE twenty-five years ago and served as chairman for most of that time. Over the past couple of years he continued to work tirelessly in his role as CRE secretary. As the CRE’s central figure, he did more for education in this country than anyone. He kept a flag of resistance flying in the face of educational fashions that have gone on to fail a generation of youngsters. He provided an honest voice for that silent majority of parents, teachers and pupils who were afraid to speak out against the educational establishment. To the end he remained an unsung hero. Without Nick we would never have had a great debate about education because there would not have been a voice of dissent. He was the best of men and he will be greatly missed. The CRE will continue to hold the flag he raised.

It was Nick’s final wish, in writing, that his funeral be a private family event. He asked that any donations be sent to the CRE or to the Macmillan Nurses (

Katharine Birbalsingh Defence Fund

Please show your support for Katharine Birbalsingh, the deputy headteacher who has lost her job for speaking the truth. More...


Chairman: Chris McGovern, Tel. 01435 830109 or 07757 715145.  Email.
Vice Chairmen: Jennifer Chew OBE, Jacqui Davies, Katie Ivens
Secretary: Dr WAD Freeman, Ashgate, Halland, East Sussex, BN8 6PW Tel. 01825 840831 Email.
Treasurer: Priya Dutta, 51 Eclipse House, 35 Station Road, London N22 6UX Tel: 07701 088720 Email: 

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