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Frantic hunt for C of E free school’s premises

by Margaret Holness, Education Correspondent

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 @ 12:11

THE Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, was leading frantic efforts this week to put together a last-minute rescue plan for the Fulham Boys School (FBS), a Church of England free school, which had been due to open in temporary premises in September, with a first-year intake of about 90 pupils.

Preparations for the opening had been unexpectedly halted last week after the Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, refused to sign off funding for the school because a permanent ...

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