Plans to standardise school term times in the Scottish Borders have been scrapped because they're too expensive.
A 33 period week has been trialled at Berwickshire High School.
The council says the plans have had to be abandoned because they would cost half a million pounds to implement across the Borders.
The proposals would have seen the same start and finish times introduced at all nine secondary schools.
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