Lack of High Schools in Clayton
For a while now, the fast-growing Clayton and its surrounding areas in Surrey have had to make do with just a couple of high schools. This has proven to be a major communal issue because the Clayton Heights and Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary schools have been operating with students beyond their housing capacities.
Overcrowding has been a major concern for the existing schools as they have had to introduce the system of a flex schedule where different grades start and finish with different timings to accommodate the overflow of students.
Lord Tweedsmuir has also had to arrange 13 make-shift portable classrooms, while Clayton Heights has 10.
These issues have been pressing for a solution over the past couple of…