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Private schools spurn trendy subjects for tougher courses

Discover how independent schools are challenging the National Curriculum to create a more stimulating syllabus …read more

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Lords of the dance

Students from King Edward’s School in Bath are picked to perform in Matthew Bourne’s latest inspired dance theatre production …read more

School without walls

The Rt Hon David Laws, Minister of State for Schools visits the egg theatre in Bath to find out more about a forward-thinking local educational project …read more

Clyst Vale to Cambridge

Clyst Vale Community College head of history HEATHER PADDEN loves nothing more than seeing pupils get into Oxford and Cambridge universities. …read more

Do the math

Head teacher KERRY BURNHAM says sixth form students with a passion for numbers will find a home at the new Exeter Mathematics School …read more

Making the choice

LOUISE WHETSTONE, headmistress of Rookwood School, explains everything you need to know about GCSE options. …read more

Choose happiness, not hot-housing

CLIVE MARRIOTT of Salisbury Cathedral School talks about academic pressure on young people today and how to encourage and celebrate, rather than hot-house children. …read more

St Brendan's Sixth Form College: stepping stone to university

St Brendan’s really stands out when it comes to sixth form education …read more

A Level results 2013

Exam success across the south west …read more

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