Al-Madinah symbolises everything wrong with Free School programme: unqualified teachers & a complete lack of local oversight over schools
The Shadow Education Secretary, Tristram Hunt, has criticised Al-Madinah in the wake of news that its secondary school is set to close.
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A cold and mostly dry day, with wintry showers becoming more confined to coasts. Brisk winds, especially near coasts.
A mostly dry day with sunny spells. Wintry showers from late afternoon in the west and north, perhaps falling as snow to lower levels.
Isolated wintry showers perhaps giving further, mainly slight, snow accumulations inland.