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OFQUAL-A-LEVEL REFORM
A LEVELS ONLY INCLUDE NON-EXAM ASSESSMENT IN SUBJECTS WHERE IT IS
NECESSARY TO ASSES THE REQUIRED SKILLS. OTHERWISE ASSESSMENT WILL BE
BY EXAM ONLY
AS AND A2 LEVELS…read more

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PUPIL PREMIUM
ADDITIONAL FUNDIGN GIVEN TO SCHOOLS SO THEY CAN SUPPORT
DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS AND CLOSE THE ATTAINMENT GAP BETWEEN THEM
AND THEIR PEERS
THE GOVERNMENT BELIEVES THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO ADDRESS UNDERLYING
EQUALITIES BETWEEN CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR FREE SCHOOL MEALS AND THEIR
PEERS
IN MOST CASES PUPIL PREMIUM IS PAID DIRECT OT SCHOOLS, ALLOCATED TO
THEM FOR EVERY PUPIL WHO RECEIVES FREE SCHOOL MEALS…read more

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ENGLISH BACCALAUREATE
A SINGLE END OF COURSE EXAM ONE EXAM BOARD FOR CORE SUBJECTS, AND
LATER HUMANITIES AND LANGUAGES
7TH FEBRUARY 2013 ENGLISH BAC WAS ABANDONED
THE IDEA FACES CRITICISMS FROM MPs AND TEACHERS
DAMNING REPORT BY THE COMMONS EDUCATION COMMITTEE WHICH SAID THE
FAST CHANGE COULD THREATEN EXAM QUALITY
LIB DEMS OPPOSED THE INTRODUCTION OF THE ENGLISH BACCALAUREATE
CERTIFICATE, BELIEVING THEY WOULD BRING IN A TWO-TIER SYSTEM, WHICH
WOULD DAMAGE TEENAGERS WHO WERE NOT ACADEMIC ENOUGH TO PASS THE
NEW EXAMS…read more

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UNVERSITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE
COMBINES PRATICAL AND ACADEMIC STUDIES
EMPLOYERS INVOLVED FROM THE START IN SHAOING THE CURRICULUM
USUALLY HAVE 2 SPECIALIST SUBJECT AREAS
ALL OFFER GCSE'S IN AT LEAST ENGLISH, MATHS, SCIENCE COMBINED WITH A
LANGUAGE, A HUMANITIES AND TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION
EQUIPPED TO HIGH STANDARDS WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY
TYPICALLY A UTC DAY WILL START A 8:30 AND FINISH AT 5:30 LIKE A WORKING
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ACADEMY SCHOOLS
PUBLICLY FUNDED INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
FREEDOM FROM LOCAL AUTHORITY
SET THEIR OWN PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR STAFF
FREEDOMS AROUND DELIVERY OF CURRICULUM
ABILITY TO CHANGE THE LENGTHS OF TERMS AND SCHOOL DAYS
RECEIVE THE SAME LEVEL OF PER-PUPIL FUNDING AS THEY WOULD RECEIVE
FROM THE LOCAL AUTHORITY AS A MAINTAINED SCHOOL, PLUS ADDITIONS TO
COVER THE SERVICES NO LONGER PROVIDED FROM THE LOCAL AUTHORITY…read more

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