The Education minister, Leighton Andrews, has just announced that he is removing control of schools from Merthyr Tydfil Council. His decision follows a highly critical report from the schools inspectorate, Estyn,
His preferred option is to merge Merthyr's local education authority with neighbouring Rhondda Cynon Taf but sending in commissioners to runthe LEA or handing it over to an outside body are also options.
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Drink lots of water, stay out of the sun during the middle of the day, and take particular care of vulnerable people.