Fair provision for all school pupils?

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The mother of two Arbroath High School pupils has raised concerns over what she feels is an imbalance of revision classes being made available.

During the Easter holidays the lady, who wished to remain anonymous, contacted the Arbroath Herald to voice her concerns after dropping off one of her children at a revision class put on at Arbroath Academy.

She said: “Apparently Arbroath Academy and Monifieth High School are putting on specific revision classes over the holidays.

“I was astounded by the number of children walking into the school with work folders, and when I asked my child about it afterwards she said the school was really busy.”

She continued: “There’s no consistency within Angus Council, I was under the impression that we all pay the same council taxes.

“I just feel it’s discrimination against some of the children. Arbroath High School, has always been good, they do put on classes after school and at lunch time, but so do the other schools.”

A council spokesperson said: “Revision classes during holidays are at the discretion of the head teacher and teaching staff within each school. The head teacher welcomes the opportunity to discuss this matter directly with the parent to address any concerns they may have.”