Proposals to build a new high school on Drumgeith Road are a “kick in the teeth” to the Roman Catholic community in the east of Dundee, it has been claimed.
Madam, – I wish to respond to comments made by Councillor Michael Marra regarding Dundee City Council’s proposals for the future of the secondary school estate (Proposed merger of schools branded as “totally unacceptable”, Courier, January 21).
A Dundee Labour councillor has branded the proposed merger of two city schools “totally unacceptable”.
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Braeview Academy pupils hailed newly-opened temporary facilities as "better" than those available in the school building before it was ravaged by fire.
Fire chiefs probing Braeview Academy blaze blast “lack of training and guidance” for headteacher on safety
Fire chiefs investigating the Braeview Academy blaze have pointed out a "lack of training and guidance" offered to the school's headteacher as part of her responsibility to keep the building safe.
Schools built almost a century after other working educational buildings will have to be prioritised for repair, the council has said.
Cladding could be removed from Dundee school after council probes fire safety in wake of Braeview blaze
Cladding made of the same material involved in the Grenfell Tower blaze could be removed from a Dundee school more than a year after its presence was first highlighted by The Courier.
Fire chiefs investigating a blaze at a Dundee academy have been told eight safety failures highlighted months and years earlier were still not resolved by the time flames enveloped the school.
Plans to get pupils back to the site of their fire-ravaged school by the end of the month are well under way.