Fire disrupts education at Lancashire primary school

With the pandemic continuing to cause disruption for children, families and schools, a major fire at an unsprinklered Lancashire school has led to its closure and further disruption to students’ education in the run up to the summer holidays.  The…

Why do schools lack fire protection such as sprinklers?

The upheaval in education due to the pandemic in the past year has only highlighted how damaging the closure of schools has been and the legacy of lost learning. Further unnecessary interruption to education should be avoided, not least when…

More than 1,100 classrooms gutted by school blazes in five years

School fires have destroyed the equivalent of 1,100 classrooms in the last five years, new figures reveal. Fire crews have been called to tackle 2,300 school blazes in England, which completely gutted 47 primary and secondary school buildings, and seriously…

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