Parents comfortable?

I imagine most parents assume that the individuals charged with the responsibility of educating their children are qualified and trained to do so.

Until now, parents have been safe in making this assumption. However, on Friday of last week the Department for Education announced that Academy Schools are free to recruit unqualified teachers.

If Worthing High’s academy bid is successful then parents and prospective parents face the possibility of their children being taught by individuals who are untrained and unqualified. Are parents in Worthing comfortable with this?

Scott Maynard

Bulkington Avenue