It will not look or feel much like a conventional school. Built around a central garden, the main classroom will be the great outdoors: the surf, the dunes, the rock pools. The only uniforms will be wetsuits and, on chilly days, students will love hopping into the hot tub.
Plans for what is being billed as the world’s first purpose-built “beach school” will be presented to the public this weekend on north Cornwall’s rugged Atlantic coast.
The idea behind the Wave Project’s school at Gwithian Towans, near St Ives, is to provide an alternative place of education close to the surf for vulnerable Cornish children struggling to engage in mainstream education and at risk of being permanently excluded.
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