Letters Extra: It's the parents who block change

Good luck to Cynthia Eubank in trying to make such a dramatic change to the school day ('Why not finish at 2.30?' June 28). We suggested a similar thing this year but it fell at the parent consultation hurdle. The need to modify existing after-school child care arrangements produced enough strong objections to force the abandonment of the project.

Ed Dolphin, Allestre, Derby

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