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.

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Nottingham City Council offers compromise on five term school year

Plans for a five term school year in Nottingham could be scrapped, according to Nottingham City Council.

The new holiday pattern would retain the current three terms with a fixed spring break, regardless of when Easter is.

Cllr David Mellen says they believe this model will be "more acceptable to the workforce."

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