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Daily News Summary
4 October 2018

image 'Universities must maintain integrity of their A-level offers,' says head
image DfE spending claim includes money spent by parents on private school fees
image Darwin's theory of evolution gradually leaving school curriculums
image Tips on supporting pupils with literacy difficulties
image Parents cheating by sending older children to sit 11-plus

'Universities must maintain integrity of their A-level offers,' says head

 

Chris Ramsey, head of the Whitgift School in Croydon, has urged universities to stand by their A-level offers to pupils and maintain their "integrity". By Rosemary Bennett, The Times.

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The Times

DfE spending claim includes money spent by parents on private school fees

 

The OECD think tank has confirmed the spending claim made by the Department for Education (DfE) includes the money paid by parents towards independent school fees. By Sean Coughlan, BBC News.

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BBC

Darwin's theory of evolution gradually leaving school curriculums

 

Michael Dixon, director of the Natural History Museum, argues why it is so important for pupils to continue learning about Darwin's theory of evolution at school. The Guardian.

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The Guardian

Tips on supporting pupils with literacy difficulties

 

Karen Wespieser, director of operations at Driver Youth Trust, advises teachers on how to teach pupils with literacy difficulties.

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Schools Week

Parents cheating by sending older children to sit 11-plus

 

Headteachers are claiming many parents have cheated in securing their child a grammar school place, by sending an older sibling to sit the 11-plus exam. By Nicola Woolcock and Keith Perry, The Times.

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The Times

 

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