As the snow settles on our computers

29th June 2001 at 01:00
AS ever, the indefatigable Tim Brighouse presses on, outlining clearly his four urgent issues that Education Secretary Estelle Morris needs to address.

I would like to add a fifth - the state of a significant number of our school buildings. I acknow-ledge that the Government has given money to all schools for refurbishment of teaching spaces, but big money needs to be targeted at those mainly urban Victorian buildings whose roofs leak, windows don't open and where snow falls of plasterwork settle lightly on the computer monitors. If that were to happen, morale in those schools would be likely to soar.

Derek Lovell Headteacher Downs junior school Rugby Road Brighton

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