comprehensive school

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Synonyms for comprehensive school

a large British or Canadian secondary school for children of all abilities

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What is most striking about these newspaper articles is that in actual fact the economists' findings say nothing at all about the impact of comprehensive schools on social mobility.
Contract notice: Supply of school furniture for elementary schools and comprehensive schools.
It follows a decision by Education Minister Huw Lewis to approve the closure of Cwrt Sart Community Comprehensive School, in Briton Ferry, as part of a PS93m reorganisation plan.
She found that the number of students at fee-paying schools studying "rigorous" A-levels was double that of those at comprehensive schools.
COMPREHENSIVE school pupils are being denied places at leading universities after being "missold" soft A-levels in subjects like media studies, it was claimed today.
After just two years Mr Lovett reported that: "The school is rapidly approaching my concept of what a comprehensive school should be".
The conference passed Mr Morris's motion calling on the Government 'to reintroduce grammar schools He told delegates: 'The Labour Party took the road of political expediency for a quick fix when it abandoned grammar schools in favour of the 'one-size-fits-all' approach to education through comprehensive schools.
Teacher Peter Morris, from Swansea, will argue that standards have fallen and discipline has got worse since the introduction of comprehensive schools.
The report provoked a debate between two head teacher's from North-East grammar and comprehensive schools last night.
Bog-standard Labour politicians have traditionally been big fans of comprehensive schools - although rarely enough to actually send their own children to one.
The pupils of the TornionmEnki and the current Mansikka-aho comprehensive schools will relocate to the new building, as well as some of the pupils of the Kangas School.
THE Vale of Glamorgan Council's 5x60 officer for Bryn Hafren and Cowbridge Comprehensive Schools has earned national recognition for her efforts to get young people in the county more active, more often.
David Hart, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, said: 'More and more comprehensive schools are delivering at GCSE.
He said: "To be honest I don't think I would have achieved what I have if I were at a comprehensive school because I have friends at comprehensive schools that have similar ability to me and they haven't achieved as much.
The population at each of the district's six comprehensive schools is expected to grow by between 100 and 300 students, a district staff report said.
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