FORUM Volume 50 (2008) Issue 2

ISSN 0963-8253

Contents

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School Size: deepening the debate

Editorial. School Size: deepening the debate, pages 163‑166
SHEILA DAINTON

Big or Small: does the size of a secondary school matter?, pages 167‑176
MARK NEWMAN

Smaller Schools: a conflict of aims and purposes?, pages 177‑184
MARY TASKER

Envy of a Bigger One: moving beyond phoney debates on school size, pages 185‑190
GEOFF BARTON

School Structures: transforming urban complex schools into better learning communities, pages 191‑198
MAX HAIMENDORF, JACOB KESTNER

From Comprehensive High Schools to Small Learning Communities: accomplishments and challenges, pages 199‑206
DIANA OXLEY, JULIA KASSISSIEH

Why are School Subjects Important?, pages 207‑214
DAVID LAMBERT

Does Size Matter? A Primary Perspective, pages 215‑218
COLIN RICHARDS

If You Go down to the Woods Today ...: developing a whole-school culture where it is safe to take risks, pages 219‑214
ALISON PEACOCK

Thugs, Hooligans and Snotty Noses: the implications of leading and managing an all-age school, pages 225‑234
HEIDI SWIDENBANK

Trainspotting: leadership at a critical junction, pages 235‑242
ROBIN PRECEY

Building Schools for the Future: setting the hares running, pages 243‑254
JOHN MITCHELL

The Era of Centralisation: the 1988 Education Reform Act and its consequences, pages 255‑261
TREVOR FISHER

Steve Sinnott, 1951-2008. Tributes from Clyde Chitty and Richard Garner, pages 265‑267

BOOK REVIEWS, pages 275‑278

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