(From The Northern Echo)
Byline: MARK SUMMERS
THE Government is being urged to change its funding rules to allow for the redevelopment of a high-performing school.
Durham Johnston School in Durham City regularly achieves some of the best A-level results in the country and is much sought-after by parents.
But the school is split into two sites two miles apart that have ageing buildings which no longer meet modern requirements.
Durham County Council wants to build a replacement school on one site and hoped to access the Government's GBP2.2bn fund for secondary school upgrading and renewal.
The county council has drawn up a …