Co-ordinated approach needed for education

News that a new ‘Free’ high school is to open in Burnley has certainly sparked debate among local politicians, parents and teachers.

Tuesday, 18th February 2014, 1:36 pm

Concerned parties point to the falling numbers at some of our highly-expensive ‘super schools’ and fear another school would only hasten their demise.

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On the flip side, many parents who want their children brought up in a Faith environment currently have to bus their offspring to Blackburn and Accrington.

What is quite clear is that as last year’s CGSE results gave cause for concern, a co-ordinated approach is needed.