Category Archives: Schools

ERYC Issue Yet More Settlement Agreements

Following a Freedom of Information request (FOI) I can confirm that ERYC continue to issue settlement agreements (commonly known as gagging orders). In June 2018 I revealed that over the four-year period between 2013 and 2016 East Riding of Yorkshire Council … Continue reading

Posted in Children, ERYC, Schools

Stamford Bridge School – Road Markings Refresh Requested

As the road markings for Stamford Bridge school have seen better days I have requested ERYC refresh them before the end of the school holidays. To save resources I have suggested that attention is also given to the deteriorating road … Continue reading

Posted in Roads, Schools, Stamford Bridge

Wilberfoss School – Road Markings And Sign

As the red paint on the approaches to Wilberfoss School is in need of maintenance and the sign is requiring straightening I have requested ERYC to carry out the necessary works before the children return to school.

Posted in Children, Roads, Schools, Signs, Wilberfoss

Kilnwick Road School Light: Repairs Required Again

As the Kilnwick Road flashing school light is once again going off at random times, including weekends, I have requested ERYC to undertake the required repairs.

Posted in Pocklington, Schools, Signs

Sutton Upon Derwent: Flashing School Light

The flashing school light in Sutton Upon Derwent is going off at various hours of the day including midnight. I have requested ERYC to undertake the necessary maintenance.

Posted in Schools, Signs, Sutton Upon Derwent

Wilberfoss Flashing School Light: Further Maintenance

Unfortunately the Wilberfoss flashing school light has once again started going off at the wrong times as such I requested ERYC to revisit the issue. ERYC have confirmed that “the street lighting team to check it again whilst they are … Continue reading

Posted in Roads, Schools, Wilberfoss

ERYC Gagging Orders: 63 School Based Staff

I can reveal that over the four-year period between 2013 and 2016 East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) issued a total of 63 Gagging Orders (Settlement Agreements) relating to school based staff. Settlement Agreements Settlement Agreements must not be used in … Continue reading

Posted in Children, ERYC, Schools

ERYC Legal Waste £3,540 On Defamation

East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) have wasted £3,540 on a Pre-Action Protocol for defamation. Yet no local authority can make a defamation case. Please see Derbyshire County Council v The Times Newspaper. The work was undertaken by Lupton Fawcett … Continue reading

Posted in Legal, Schools

Wilberfoss Flashing School Light – Early Start

The Wilberfoss flashing school light on Storking Lane had an early start this morning at 06.45. I have requested ERYC to set the flashing light to the appropriate time.

Posted in Roads, Schools, Signs, Wilberfoss

Driffield School Major Data Breach

Earlier today Driffield school put 1,377 children at risk by sending a list of every child at the school. The information included the childs first name, surname, year group and form. Ironically the document was attached to an email regarding the … Continue reading

Posted in Safeguarding, Schools