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Daily News Summary
9 May 2018

image Choir schools still face same risks as they did 100 years ago
image An exam stress guide to calm the nerves
image Government's mental health provision will leave thousands of children unsupported
image Letters: Not all learning happens in the classroom
image Rural schools are difficult to justify, says Church of England
image Apprenticeships are not just for the young and inexperienced

Choir schools still face same risks as they did 100 years ago

 

Paul Smith, headmaster of Hereford Cathedral School and chairman of the Choir Schools' Association (CSA), has highlighted the risks choir schools are under at the association's centenary conference. Tes.

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Tes

An exam stress guide to calm the nerves

 

Heather Hanbury, headmistress of Lady Eleanor Holles Schools in Hampton, has written an exam stress guide for The Telegraph to advise pupils and parents through the process. The newspaper has also covered this as a news story.

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The Telegraph

Government's mental health provision will leave thousands of children unsupported

 

MPs have said the government's proposals for improving mental health will leave thousands of children lacking the support they really need. By Eleanor Busby, The Independent. Also reported by BBC News, Tes and Schools Week.

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The Independent
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BBC
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Tes
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Schools Week

Letters: Not all learning happens in the classroom

 

John May, secretary-general of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation, writes to The Times about Gordonstoun's founding principal's input in the creation of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme. The Times. Letter almost half-way down.

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The Times

Rural schools are difficult to justify, says Church of England

 

As funding cuts worsen, the Church of England has warned that small schools with tight budgets can be difficult to justify. By Camilla Turner, The Telegraph.

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The Telegraph

Apprenticeships are not just for the young and inexperienced

 

Professor George Feiger, executive dean of Aston Business School, writes in Tes that the apprenticeship levy has broadened the definition of apprenticeships.

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Tes

 

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