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Extended school day adds pressure on pupils.

Extended school day adds pressure on pupils.

A compulsory lengthened school day could affect the family life of pupils and increase pressure, Department for Education research has concluded.

The ‘Extended Activity Provision in Secondary Schools’ report, looks at the views and attitudes of school leaders, teachers and parents in regards to an extended school day in secondary schools.

Responses to a compulsory extension of the school day were mixed as some staff and parents noted that there are some potential benefits, such as time to engage with life skills and enrichment activities, as well as an improved relationship with teaching staff. 

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