Class sizes in all Scottish schools should be no more than 20

15th June 2001 at 01:00
David Henderson reports from Perth on the pressure building up in staffrooms to harden the union's case for a 'radical adjustment' to internal assessment

* Class sizes in all Scottish schools should be no more than 20, the union agree. Smaller classes would lead to extra time for individual pupils and improved classroom management and pupil discipline. If small classes were a selling point for the independent sector, they were good enough for state schools.

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