Class-size limits abandoned

22nd December 2000 at 00:00
SCHOOLS in Berkshire have been told to ignore class-size limits, ban non-contact time and ensure deputies and heads are teaching in a bid to avoid sending pupils home.

The mve by Tony Eccleston, education director of Bracknell Forest Borough Council, has fuelled fears that class size limits are under threat because of the staff shortage.

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