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Route 39 appease spirits at their new site

Well, this was a new one on me, but I’m not very well up on Scandinavian folklore. It seems that the folk from Route 39 have been appeasing spirits at […]

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Outstanding Sixth Form results at Budehaven

Budehaven Community School is today celebrating the achievements of 81 sixth form students as the school again declares outstanding ‘A’ Level and BTEC examination results.  The students are celebrating the culmination of two […]

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What now for Route 39?

‌It’s August, results month, a time of trepidation – and yes, excitement – for many pupils in years 11 and 13. Except there was a recent furore that exam results […]

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Scott Mann welcomes new monies for schools

MP for North Cornwall, Scott Mann, has welcomed an announcement by the Government that an extra £1.3 billion will be provided for schools between 2018 and 2020. Except, no offence […]

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Why both teens and teachers could benefit from later school start times

Maybe a good idea, but the impact on kids like me (who liked to get up early) would be more negative.   Why both teens and teachers could benefit from […]

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Children’s lives put at risk at school…diabetes, asthma, epilepsy

  I do feel for schools, actually. The continuous stream of legislation requiring constant policy creation updating is an onerous task for staff (in often underfunded schools) and governors. However, […]

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MP comments on Cornish schools’ funding cuts

As a parent, I received this letter this morning, so I’m making it more widely known because you all deserve to know what is happening to our children’s education, both […]

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Why both teens and teachers could benefit from later school start times

Maybe a good idea, but the impact on kids like me (who liked to get up early) would be more negative.   Why both teens and teachers could benefit from […]

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Why new school performance tables tell us very little about school performance

Why new school performance tables tell us very little about school performance Tom Perry, University of Birmingham The latest performance tables for secondary and primary schools in England have been […]

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Cornwall Tories: Divided, Disruptive and Endangering Services say Lib Dems

It sounds like Cornwall Council is at war again, after Cornwall’s Liberal Democrats have slammed a divided and disruptive cabinet, which they feel is endangering essential services in Cornwall. The […]

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Historic Day for Bude’s Schools

Today, seven local schools join forces to become  The Bude Communities’ Schools’ Trust. This excellent community-based educational initiative is a demonstration of the co-operative way in which Bude’s schools, primary […]

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University of Exeter in World’s Top 200

I’m just back from a conference at the University of Exeter and, despite ‘cardiac hill’, it is a fabulous place to study. The University of Exeter is now one of […]

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