Tag "Education"

Pupils need a new school, not a palace

I CAME across the following statement from a Lance Taylor, chief executive of Rider Levett Bucknell, a worldwide property and construction consultancy group commenting on the cost of schools in the UK, and I quote:

Doubt ruins a good day for La Mare

TODAY should be a day of celebration for teachers, pupils and parents at La Mare primary and high schools. After more than a decade of procrastination, the decrepit and unfit-for-purpose schools are finally going to be rebuilt.

La Mare ‘let down by delays’

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EVERY student, parent and teacher at La Mare de Carteret has been ‘let down’ by the decision to independently review its £60m. rebuild and the inevitable delay it will cause, minister Robert Sillars warned yesterday.

La Mare rebuild vote will be close

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THE fate of the £60m. La Mare de Carteret rebuild hangs in the balance today with deputies still to decide whether to back Education’s proposals.

Further questions about new school

EDUCATION state their case in the Guernsey Press for a 600-pupil school at La Mare de Carteret, stating their determination to get their own way. I thought we lived in a democracy.

La Mare students ‘feel like the poor relative’

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PUPILS of La Mare de Carteret High feel ‘treated unfairly and very much the poor relative’, parents and teachers warned as they made a last-ditch call for deputies to support the long-awaited £60m. rebuild plans.

Local students outperfomed English ones in core subjects

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A ‘MASSIVE collaborative effort’ has led to Guernsey students outperforming their counterparts in England in maths and English, Education minister Robert Sillars said as the department released new performance indicator figures.

School vision deserves its sporting life

THE debate over how much to spend on sports facilities at the new La Mare de Carteret Schools will be worrying for the island’s sporting community, which already fears some important lessons have not been learned.

Problems at La Mare arrive too late

GIVEN that the schools at La Mare de Carteret passed their 25-year lifespan at the turn of the century and have been high on the agenda for redevelopment ever since, it is disappointing that the States will be under considerable time pressure over its decision in November.

La Mare rebuild plans finally unveiled

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LONG-AWAITED £60m. plans to rebuild La Mare De Carteret schools, which are today revealed by Education, have been hit by opposition from Treasury in its bid to potentially delay, scale-down and strip millions from the project.

La Mare rebuild may cost £60m.

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DEPUTIES will be asked to approve spending nearly £60m. to rebuild La Mare de Carteret Primary and High Schools, Education minister Robert Sillars has confirmed.