Death of the school staffroom – lack of space or divide and conquer?

Death of the school staffroom – lack of space or divide and conquer?
 

It’s lunchtime at King’s Cross Academy, north London, and inside the staffroom three teachers are finishing off lasagne and salad, made by the school’s chef. They use the room to chat and eat. “It’s kind of a break but not really a break,” says Sarah Plumb. “You sit down but you are still talking about work.”
The staffroom is the centrepiece of this primary school, built in 2015. It has a spacious kitchen, a toilet and shower, and comfortable sofas. Wall-to-floor windows mean that as pupils pass by they grin and wave at staff inside.
Plumb says: “When you’re at school, there is that mystery... read more

 
13 March 2018 in Learning, Views: 49
Source: Guardian
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