Teachers forced into cupboard

7th April 2000 at 01:00
A WELSH primary school is so short of space that teachers are forced to spend their break-times in a cupboard under the stairs. The staffroom at Ysgol Gymraeg Bryn-y-Mor school in Swansea has had to be converted into a classroom - requiring teachers to take their breaks in a windwless, converted storage cupboard. The cramped

surroundings are also bad news for pupils, who have to take their playtimes in shifts because the playground cannot accommodate all 330 of them at once. The school's plight was raised at the Welsh Assembly this week.


Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now