The BBC is reporting that a Berkshire council has voted to support the building of a grammar school in Maidenhead.
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead wants to support Marlow’s Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School develop a satellite school.
The authority has now agreed to provide up to £200,000 to carry out a site search and public consultation.
If it goes ahead, the two-form entry school would open by 2021 and could be attended by as many as 1,000 pupils.
The authority has already spent £80,000 on a feasibility study…
The council report on the plans is expected to be completed by April 2016.
With legal challenges predicted by many after the Kent decision, does it sound a bit soon to be spending so much money moving forward with this?
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