Monthly Archives: August 2013

Top GCSE grades for private pupils

Almost a third of GCSE entries from pupils from private schools achieved the top grade, figures show.
BBC News – Education & Family

Relief as leap in university student recruits shows that fees have failed to put off school-leavers

A substantial rise in the number of students recruited to universities this summer is revealed today in statistics published by UCAS, the universities and colleges admissions service.


    








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Relief as leap in university student recruits shows that fees have failed to put off school-leavers

A substantial rise in the number of students recruited to universities this summer is revealed today in statistics published by UCAS, the universities and colleges admissions service.


    








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Insurers show accidents near schools

More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around British schools, insurance industry figures indicate.
BBC News – Education & Family

VIDEO: Website to list collisions by schools

A new website is being launched which will show how many collisions there have been within 500 metres of every school.
BBC News – Education & Family

Top Catholic School told to halt admissions preference over parents’ service in church community

The school to which Tony Blair sent his sons has been ordered to change its admissions policy after a watchdog ruled it was wrong to give priority pupils whose parents had been involved in activities like flower arranging or reading a lesson in their local church.


    

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Top Catholic School told to halt admissions preference for parents’ service in church community

The school to which Tony Blair sent his sons has been ordered to change its admissions policy after a watchdog ruled it was wrong to give priority pupils whose parents had been involved in activities like flower arranging or reading a lesson in their local church.


    








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Domestic violence education ‘needed’

The mother of Hannah Fisher, who was killed in 2009 after breaking up with her boyfriend, says schools need to teach pupils what healthy relationships are.
BBC News – Education & Family

English GCSEs to lose speaking marks

Teenagers who have already taken some elements of their English GCSEs will find results from them will not count towards their final grade.
BBC News – Education & Family

Warning over further college cuts

Scotland’s college merger programme will have to find more savings in the face of continued funding cuts, the public spending watchdog warns.
BBC News – Education & Family