School fighting for its future

Deanes School in Essex is fighting for its future, as the local authority decides whether it can afford to keep it open.

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  1. Serena Sandhu

Protest held ahead of school closure decision

Parents, pupils and teachers have staged a protest outside the offices of Essex County Council to try and save a school from closure.

The local authority is due to decide on Monday whether it can afford to keep open the Deanes School in Thundersley near Southend.

It's been threatened with closure because of falling admissions. But parents are worried that pupils' education will suffer if they're moved.

Click below to watch Serena Sandhu's report.

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