Spaces for pupils at schools are running low. The impact of this will greatly affect the quality of education pupils are receiving due to the high numbers teachers will be dealing with. Within the next seven years, secondary schools will need over 16,000 new spaces for pupils. But is this a realistic target?
Demand for Space in England
Of course, the Department of Education have already looked into this problem. The demand for space is not a new issue by any means. Unfortunately it has recently become a much more pressing matter.
The following chart signifies areas in England and the numbers of primary school applicants compared to available secondary school spaces. Continue reading “The Demand for Space”