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New wave of super-size secondary schools planned | BBC News

Councils across England are planning a new wave of ‘super-size’ secondary schools of between 12 and 16 form groups for each year, a report says. At least 17 local councils will have these 2,000-plus pupil schools, the Times Educational Supplement found from Freedom of Information requests. The schools are planned for both urban and rural areas, when pupil numbers reach a peak in the next few years. The government said larger schools could produce very good results. Schools minister Nick Gibb told the TES: “If you look at Shanghai, their schools are very large and they produce some very high standards of education.”

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