Janet Downs: Will longer school days impact badly on family life? Great Yarmouth parents divided on plans to extend academy school day.
“I think it’s a brilliant idea. The longer students spend in school the better they will do,” commented Mr Gove about the decision by Greenacre Primary School in Great Yarmouth to extend the school day to up to 6pm for older pupils when the school becomes an academy. Attendance would be compulsory. A free after-school club would be available on ... read more and comment →
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