Dagenham school could become country’s biggest

PUBLISHED: 18:36 11 September 2015 | UPDATED: 18:36 11 September 2015

Robert Clack School could become the biggest in the country

Robert Clack School could become the biggest in the country


A Dagenham school could expand to become the biggest in the country after the council asked if it can take in 2,500 pupils.

Robert Clack School in Green Lane currently has 1,900 students and could expand to a 16-form entry system to cope with rising pupil numbers.

Barking and Dagenham is already home to the biggest primary school in the country, with Gascoigne Primary on Gascoigne Road educating 1,200 pupils.

The borough is one of 11 London councils that faces big increases in demand for secondary school places.

Barking and Dagenham has experienced the biggest growth in London in the number of children aged up to four.

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