Primary Education News

31 Aug '14

News We built a rooftop playground to make space in our crowded school

When student numbers went up, so did we. Headteacher Cath Smith explains how her school adapted to a shortage of school places in the capitalCath Smith is headteacher at Bow school in Tower Hamlets, LondonAcross the country councils battle a crisis in their schools. Even though 90,000 additional primary places were created last year, a further 130,000 are needed in the next three years. At secondary level this number is slightly less 80,716 extra places must be introduced in the next five years. Continue reading...

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