Your article “CABE: Half of schools are badly designed” (7 July, page 14) gives the wrong message and the report you refer to from CABE is a little out of date, failing as it does to acknowledge the substantial work recently done to improve school design.

For instance, the British Council for School Environments, with partners from both the private and public sectors, has been set up to look at just this – how to deliver better designed schools.

Paul Foster, head of education and local government, EC Harris