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Margaret Hendry School losing students amid lack of academic support, bullying and suspensions

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
May 21 2021 - 7:30pm
Mikayla Elms moved her daughters Matilda, 6, and Jakaya, 7, to a different school after a poor experience at Margaret Hendry School. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Dozens of parents are pulling their children out of a new Gungahlin public school which they say has descended into chaos two years after it opened.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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