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Falling pupil numbers force C of E primary school to close

by Paul Wilkinson

Posted: 17 Mar 2017 @ 12:04

A CHURCH school, lauded for its academic success, is to close because of falling pupil numbers.

Heversham St Peter’s C of E Primary School, near Milnthorpe, in Cumbria, was one of the top ten performers nationally in last year’s SATs tests, and joint top in its county (News, 23/30 December).

In 2012, it was named by OFSTED as one of 20 primary schools nationally that showed “excellent work” in teaching maths, and featured in a film to demonstrate good practice.

Six years ...

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