Five-term changes could be scrapped by council

Controversial plans to bring in a five-term school year in Nottingham could be scrapped.

The City Council says it's prepared to consider a new holiday pattern after talks with the teaching unions.

But as our Education Correspondent Peter Bearne reports, it may not be enough to avert further industrial action.

Advertisement

School Term Controversy

Councillors in Nottingham are today expected to give final approval to controversial changes to the school year in the city. The city council's ruling Executive Board is set to reduce the summer holiday from six weeks to five.