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Daily News Summary
24 January 2020

image 'Brexit could have an impact on language learning in schools'
image Reigate Grammar School becomes the first to partner with Morocco
image 'Common misconceptions about working in international schools'
image House of Lords: cross-sector sports partnerships
image SQA suggests exam scripts may become available to pupils in the future
image 'Food education in schools is key to tackling childhood obesity'

'Brexit could have an impact on language learning in schools'

 

Will Hazell writes in iNews that leaving the European Union will have "little impact" on schools, however, schools' abilities to recruit language teachers could be restricted by the Government's plans to end free movement.

 
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iNews

Reigate Grammar School becomes the first to partner with Morocco

 

Tes reports Reigate Grammar School is the first UK independent school to partner with schools in Morocco, with two campuses set to open in Tangiers and Rabat. By Catherine Lough. The article quotes Shaun Fenton, head of Reigate Grammar School.

 
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Tes

'Common misconceptions about working in international schools'

 

Simon O'Connor, principal of Jumeirah College, Dubai, challenges some of the myths associated with working in international schools. Tes.

 
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Tes

House of Lords: cross-sector sports partnerships

 

As part of a discussion on improving access to sports facilities and opportunities, Lord Lexden highlighted the sports partnerships taking place between state and independent schools. He also expressed support for calls from Lord Moynihan for this work to be developed further.

 
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Hansard

SQA suggests exam scripts may become available to pupils in the future

 

Fiona Robertson, the chief executive of the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), has suggested pupils might one day have access to their marked exam papers. By Emma Seith, Tes. The article quotes Melvyn Roffe, principal of George Watson's College.

 
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Tes

'Food education in schools is key to tackling childhood obesity'

 

Miriam Stoppard writes in the Mirror arguing a "consistent approach" to food and nutrition lessons in schools could help curb childhood obesity.

 
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Daily Mirror

 

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