Oooooh, excellent!

The headmistress of the UK’s “strictest” school in Wembley Park has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Katharine Birbalsingh, co-founder of Michaela Community School, has been made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to education.

Should be a KG of course……

7 thoughts on “Oooooh, excellent!”

  1. Oh she is so good, make her now an education czar to run the whole bloody field. But how did she get where she is in this structurally and institutionally racist country is the question.

  2. Absolutely A1.

    @Jussi I think, by being black, she had a bit of air cover to do what she thought was right in the past. The bien-pensant at DfE and OfStEd knew she was wrong, but had a certain hesitancy in opposing her too hard.

    Not now, of course because of wrong-think.

  3. Don’t you mean DG?
    For pendants I should mention that “skjaldmaer” was feminine for warrior, not knight.

  4. Bloke in North Dorset

    “Oh she is so good, make her now an education czar to run the whole bloody field.”

    Nah, she’s better out there showing how it should be done and embarrassing the progressives. If she got sucked in to government in any role The Blob would be able to silence her.

  5. A seat in the house of lords should keep her visible, dangerous and in teaching if she wishes…….

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