UPDATED: Headache for parents as Mandeville to remain partially closed for rest of week

View - The Mandeville School in Aylesbury

View - The Mandeville School in Aylesbury

Broken heating at the Mandeville School in Aylesbury will not be repaired for another two days, its headteacher has told parents.

Students were sent home yesterday after the heating broke down at the Ellen Road school – with operations not back to normal until after half-term break.

Headteacher Geralyn Wilson has told parents on the school’s website this morning: “I have been informed that the heating will not be fully operational in school until Friday afternoon/evening.

“The school has designed, therefore, a revised timetable which allows classes to be taught in the N Block which has heating, and the teaching and learning centre, located to the rear of the school site.

“I regret to have to inform you that we will have to have a selective timetable over the next three days.”

Years nine and 11 were in school today (Wednesday).

On Thursday only sixth form, year 11 and year eight will be in from 8.25am to 2.10pm.

The year eight parents evening will go ahead as planned from 4pm until 7pm.

On Friday sixth form, year 10 and year 7 will be in from 8.25am and 2.10pm.

Work for other aged children will be set for them to do online from their homes.

Friday 14 February

Mrs Wilson said: “Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience to all parents/carers and students.

“If there are any further changes to the arrangements we will notify you immediately via the website and text.”

Staff at the school are still coming in armed with mobile heaters.

Half-term is next week.




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