Staff are key in deprived areas
Through the hard work of staff and pupils, and with support from the action zone standards are rising across all scools within the town. However, no matter how much funding is directed at socially deprived areas, standards will not rise unless we can attract and retain high calibre staff. The schools and pupils of Thetford deserve the best. While we have some excellent teachers we need mechanisms and funding to attract more.
M J Birmingham
Charles Burrell school