SAD DECISION: Parents have a year to find an alternative school

by KEERTHI MOHAN NORTH LONDON FAITH SCHOOL ‘STRUGGLED’ TO RECRUIT TEACHERS NORTH London’s Swaminarayan School, an inde­pendent faith school, will be closing its doors in July 2020, more than two decades after it was set up. Brent-based Akshar Educational Trust (AET), which runs the school, said difficulties in recruitment and re­tention of teachers, declining pupil numbers and in­creasing regulatory requirements have posed “signifi­cant challenges”. “This in turn hampered our ability to invest in the re­sources required to sustain the improvements needed in the school,” the trust said in a statement on Monday (25). n AMG editor-in-chief Ramniklal Solanki CBE, his…