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Barnsley teacher's view on summer holiday cuts

The head of a Barnsley school has expressed doubts about the council's plan for shorter summer holidays.

Nick Bowen, principal of Horizon College, said the cut would "lead to difficulties in recruitment and retention of really good staff".

Barnsley Council have published the term dates for the academic year 2017-8 with a shortened summer break.

He was speaking to BBC Radio Sheffield,

  • 03 Jun 2016