Andrew Penman’s book is an eye-opener about the traumas parents can face when choosing a school for their children. It makes me glad I’ve only got a dog to look after! (Richard Garner, Education Editor Independent
Written in diary style, this is an incredibly useful personal journey through the confusing and frustrating maze that is finding a school for your 11 year old child if you don’t want to pay for it. After all, we all pay our taxes and much of that goes into the education pot so for most it seems madness to pay for it even if one could afford it. The author is an award-winning investigative journalist who through his personal experiences of finding a school that would get the results he was seeking and in his local catchment area. Taking a sideways look at our increasingly complex education system School Daze is packed with up-to-date information on the coalition’s latest education plans. It’s a must-read for all parents of children about to make the move to secondary school. (Lovereading
About the Author
Andrew Penman has been a journalist since starting on the weekly West Sussex County Times in 1984. Since 1997 he has been writing an investigations column for the Daily Mirror that exposes crooks and conmen. He is married with two children. He'd quite like them to get a decent education.