If your classrooms are running low on space then your school can enjoy the benefits of modular builds. But it is not just the physical space issue schools are faced with. The more pupils there are in a class, the more attention is required by the teacher. Studies have shown that the UK is in the top 5 countries in the world for lawfully large class sizes. This means that a great number of our children are not getting the direct attention they need at a pivotal time of their education and development.
The growth of pupil numbers is not just a temporary thing. As the population rises there is more cause for space in schools. Between 2014 and 2015 the number of early years through to year two pupils rose by 5%. This is a rise of 96,000 pupils across the country! On average we are looking at 6 more pupils per the 16,800 state primary schools across the UK, a big risk on hindering children’s education.
So, What is the Solution?
Children require attention, especially when they are still developing their way of learning. By reducing the numbers of pupils per class teachers gain back the ability to monitor every child more carefully. This allows them to help them on a one-on-one basis. It is proven that this improves academic achievement through the closer relationships teachers and their pupils. A teacher can then learn their pupil’s strengths, weaknesses and learning styles. Continue reading “How Modular Aids Education”