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Daily News Summary
15 January 2020

image 'How to ensure your state-independent school partnership is a success'
image Headteachers warn families are 'denied real choice' over primary school places
image Government 'open to developing an alternative to Erasmus+'
image 'What to do if you don't make it in to Oxford or Cambridge'

'How to ensure your state-independent school partnership is a success'

 

James Handscombe, headteacher at Harris Westminster Sixth Form, and Patrick Derham, headmaster of Westminster School, share an insight into their partnership work, and offer advice to those interested in launching similar cross-sector initiatives. Tes.

 
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Tes

Headteachers warn families are 'denied real choice' over primary school places

 

The National Association of Head Teachers has warned parental choice is an "illusion" under the current primary school admissions system, and has called for a national approach to ensure there are enough school places for children. By Eleanor Busby, The Independent.

 
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The Independent

Government 'open to developing an alternative to Erasmus+'

 

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has told MPs the Government will develop "alternative arrangements" to the Erasmus+ student exchange programme if Brexit negotiations fail to reach a solution regarding the UK's future involvement. Tes.

 
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Tes

'What to do if you don't make it in to Oxford or Cambridge'

 

The Telegraph features an article offering advice to those with unsuccessful applications to Oxford or Cambridge universities. By Kate Kettle.

 
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The Telegraph

 

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