Isle may pilot term revolution

23rd June 2000 at 01:00
THE Isle of Wight could become a test-ground for plans to revolutionise the school year.

The Local Government Association commission on the school year is speaking to the island's education authority about unning a pilot.

But Alan Kaye, Isle of Wight's education director, said it would be "two or three years" before proposals such as a five-term year could be tested, after widespread consultation.

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