Primary Education News

23 May '14

News School place shortages: how can we tackle the crisis? live chat

How can schools respond to supply and demand for pupil places? Do free schools help? Share your views and get advice in our online chat on Wednesday 28 May, 5:30pm to 7:30pmLast year, research from the Local Government Association (LGA) revealed that nearly half of school districts in England could find their primary schools over capacity by 2015.In 99 school planning districts including Peterborough, Bristol, Lewisham, Slough, Maidenhead and Sutton it's estimated that there will be at least 20% more students than potential places. Continue reading...

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