• VT is controversial when it is proposed. Many staff, students and parents hate the idea of it and protest vigorously.
  • VT can make it difficult Some staff complain that it makes communication with their year-based classes and whole year groups more difficult.
  • Some staff complain that older students are not positive role-models for younger ones.
  • Older students have complained that younger ones are annoying.
  • Achieving the desirable form sizes of 14-21 can require more school staff, including non-teaching and SLT, to become tutors.