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We are extremely disappointed by the Government's decision to stop the promised funding for Cornwall's Building Schools for the Future programme.

The programme offered an opportunity to transform education in Cornwall in general, and in St. Austell at Poltair School, in particular. We are confident that the delivery of new and improved school buildings, together with the development of new ways of teaching and the use of modern technology would have led to raised standards and better pupil outcomes, thereby improving the life chances for generations of young people in our local community.

We have been actively involved in the preparatory work for Cornwall's BSF plans for over a year and had reached a very exciting stage in our consultations with pupils and other community stakeholders. We are determined that this important work, central to our plans to secure long term school improvement is not wasted. With this in mind, it is now urgent for us to begin a dialogue as to how alternative sources of funding can be secured, so that the present and future young people of our learning community, do not miss out.

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Message for all parents of pupils on Berlin trip. We have tried texting all numbers. Long delays on M5 mean ETA now 9:30. Apologies
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Poltair School are on the road. On our way home from what has been an unbelievable few days in Berlin #memories #history #amazingpupils
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