Cuts 'put schools at risk'

SARAH Baker, founding head teacher at Redland Green School, fears that continuing financial constraints threaten the achievements made by her school and others in Bristol over the last 12 years. Ms Baker, who wrote to parents earlier this year asking them to contribute to school funds, has told Bishopston Voice that the recent announcement by Education Secretary of additional funding would not make up for years of reductions. Ms Baker, chair of the Bristol Secondary Heads' group, said: "We are dropping down to almost inoperable levels now." Full story: Pages 4 & 5