It has long been an article of faith that the Capital’s school system is failing, forcing families to flee to the shires. Except that it is no-longer true. As London’s schools pull away from the rest, what on earth has been going on?
London is on the brink of one of the biggest new waves of school building in generations – 70,000 new places are needed in the next four years alone. But with land and money scarce, only a partnership with developers and new thinking on design can solve this crisis.