The size of the educational building programme that we are experiencing is astonishing.

In anybody’s money, the £45bn Building Schools for the Future programme is huge. But the evidence we have of the latest wave of school building is that quality is patchy, to say the least. There are some shining examples. There are also plenty of embarrassments.

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