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Education and Children Minister Eddie Teare Predicts Increase in Mixed Age Classes on Island

Mixed Age Classes To Become More Common

Education and Children Minister Eddie Teare has predicted an increased in mixed aged classes in the Island’s Schools.


As pupil numbers fall in some areas of the Island, an increasing number of schools will be adopting classes which cover more than one traditional year group.


Another factor is of the economic downturn, meaning some School’s which are experiencing a downward trend in pupil numbers will have to be restructured in an effort to save money.


He went onto say that the experience can be beneficial for the younger children.


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