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With imagination and an eye for detail in school construction, ABACUS CONSTRUCTION will deliver on quality and price. We are independently exor accredited in school construction and hold the exor gold award for our high standards of quality and service.
School repairs, school classroom refurbishments, new school classrooms, general school / college construction, school roof repairs, school grounds landscaping, school and nursery play areas, thermoplastic playground markings, sand pits, school fencing, security fencing, school bicycle sheds, covered walkways, new parking areas for school teachers and visitors, resurfacing of school playgrounds, and many more.
Abacus Construction offer a wide range of school building and school construction services for nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and colleges.
Based in Wellington, Somerset, and established in 1986, we have successfully completed several school construction, and school classroom refurbishment projects and can offer quality and reliability at a competitive price.
So if you are looking for any building work for your school or college, from minor school repairs, new fencing, and new play areas to full school building and construction, you've found the right company!
The creation of a new wave of grammar schools in England has been ditched from the government's plans.
The Queen's Speech says the government will "look at all options" for opening new schools, but that will not include removing the current ban on expanding selection.
The controversial plan to stop free lunches for all infants is also absent.
This takes away the biggest source of extra funding promised for schools in the Conservative manifesto.
The government, setting out its plans for the next two years, has not announced any legislation for education.
This means dropping their most high profile proposed education reform - the expansion of selective education in England.[ Read more... ]
MPs from both main parties seek clarity about education funding after pledge not to cut budgets was left out of Queen’s speech
Theresa May has indicated she is prepared to go back to the drawing board over school funding changes that Tory MPs said had been toxic on the doorstep, given how many schools would have faced significant cuts and teacher redundancies.
The Queen’s speech commits to pressing ahead with changing the funding formula for schools, a controversial measure criticised by a number of Conservative MPs. In response to the criticism, the Conservative manifesto promised the government would “make sure no school has its budget cut as a result of the new formula” but that pledge was not repeated in the speech on Wednesday.[ Read more... ]
Almost two million families are being sent letters warning that "cash-starved" schools must be given more funding.
The letters, urging parents to continue campaigning for a growing funding gap to be plugged, are being sent by headteachers at around 4,000 state schools in England, covering 17 councils.
The call comes on the day the Government sets outs its legislative agenda in the Queen's Speech.
School funding was a key election issue, with school leaders, parents and unions all warning the nation's state schools are facing a severe squeeze on budgets, with many schools saying they will have to take action such as cutting staff and subjects.[ Read more... ]