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4.5 day week to save money?

4.5 day week to save money?

A primary school in Bradford is considering changing to a four-and-a-half day week in a bid to save money.

Cottingley Village Primary said in a letter to parents budget pressures left it needing to look at cost cutting without reducing staff.

Parent Anne Villien said the move would cause childcare problems for many.

The three main political parties have pledged more money for schools as head teachers around the country deal with rising costs pressures.

The letter, sent out by head teacher Nichola Geale, urges parents to have their say on the proposals.

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