1News – Gloriavale school hopes students will return to classrooms next week

1News – Gloriavale school hopes students will return to classrooms next week

By Ryan Boswell – 1News – 05/08/2022

The West Coast commune of Gloriavale hopes students will return to its classrooms next week, but expects home-schooling will still be in use.

The private school has been temporarily closed after the principal and several teachers stood aside while a police investigation is carried out into abuse.

Sources have told 1News there are just two teachers left for up to 200 students, which is “unworkable”.

Parents were told to home-school their children until a solution was found.

The Ministry of Education met with board members on Friday to talk through their plans for reopening the school.

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