Spare a thought for the children
The lack of alignment planning with schools by the Department for Education and Employment is the major concern. Heads are not againt the proposals but would have wished to plan the cover implications in advance - schools have development plans that are organised, costed and discussed in advance. This imposition reflects a misunderstanding of how schools operate. Would ministers wish their children's schooling to be so disrupted?
Chair of SASH
Shepton Mallet, Somerset