Prayer of despair

2nd January 2004 at 00:00
It's official - Ifield has the worst primary school in West Sussex.

I was engulfed by anger at the politicians; depression at my uselessness; anxiety for our children, and a despairing sadness for those who have worked so hard.

The incalculable upheaval of closure, relocation, loss of playing fields, hot meals, and morale - all this, and more, was just too much for this primary school - it just didn't stand a chance.

Please make a little space for this community in your prayers, at this festive time.

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