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With imagination and an eye for detail in school construction, ABACUS CONSTRUCTION will deliver on quality and price. We are independently exor accredited in school construction and hold the exor gold award for our high standards of quality and service.
School repairs, school classroom refurbishments, new school classrooms, general school / college construction, school roof repairs, school grounds landscaping, school and nursery play areas, thermoplastic playground markings, sand pits, school fencing, security fencing, school bicycle sheds, covered walkways, new parking areas for school teachers and visitors, resurfacing of school playgrounds, and many more.
Abacus Construction offer a wide range of school building and school construction services for nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and colleges.
Based in Wellington, Somerset, and established in 1986, we have successfully completed several school construction, and school classroom refurbishment projects and can offer quality and reliability at a competitive price.
So if you are looking for any building work for your school or college, from minor school repairs, new fencing, and new play areas to full school building and construction, you've found the right company!
Schools facing budget cuts are setting up daycare provision and hosting weddings and fitness classes to boost finances
Schools facing budget cuts are hosting weddings, setting up nurseries and laying on community fitness classes to try to bring in additional money to boost their finances, according to a new study.
A survey of just under 1,200 school leaders found that 42% were letting buildings and facilities to raise money, 13% were building partnerships with local businesses and 10% were opening on-site nursery provision.
One headteacher of a primary school in Kent claimed to be able to make up to £300,000 a year from additional fundraising initiatives.[ Read more... ]
London MPs today made a final plea to Education Secretary Justine Greening to ditch her school funding plans over grave concerns that children would suffer from cuts.
The all-party parliamentary group of MPs in the capital warned that the budget shortfall faced by heads would have a "detrimental" impact on pupils, schools and communities.
The Government's attempt to "rebalance" funding across the country will result in 1,500 schools in the capital – 70 per cent of the total – facing cuts.[ Read more... ]
Theresa May's government has form on changing its mind when it's clear a policy is heading into a political quagmire. After all, it was only seven days ago the chancellor junked the planned tax rises for two million or so self-employed people.
Today there were testy spats over the despatch box over the proposed changes to the funding for schools in England. Is there another U-turn in the offing? Parents and schools in different parts of the country are cross. Labour, some Tory backbenchers and local councillors around England are riled.
And accusations are building again that the Tories would be breaking another manifesto commitment - their 2015 promise to protect the amount of cash that is spent on each pupil at school.
There is no question that school budgets are already under a lot of pressure, with many schools having to cut back because money is already short.[ Read more... ]