Young schools have not only survived, but grown and developed significantly after their opening two years. However, rapid growth brings its own issues. Expectations inevitably grow: increasingly the young school is expected to perform on a par with schools that have been around for an awful lot longer. With large numbers of new families to be accommodated each year, the school must work hard to establish its culture and push for high achievement.
Rapid Growth can occur at any time in a school’s history. But is it the right thing for your school? If you have decided to embark on or are already involved in a building project or are growing your capacity in any way, you may be interested in our observations
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