Arts and Media school

3rd March 2000 at 00:00
Teachers at the Arts and Media school, a Fresh Start in Islington, London, have been acting as firewardens for six months after builders mistakenly removed the alarm system, writes Warwick Mansell.

This is just the latest problem to ht the school, which opened on the site of the failing George Orwell school last September. Just a month later it was forced to close for a week after 40 pupils ran amok following a row between girls from different ethnic groups.

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