The Equitable Schools Book 1998

The Equitable Schools Book 1998

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This guide provides the information necessary to make an informed choice for the best secondary schools throughout the UK. It offers parents facts about more than 530 independent secondary schools: fees; assisted places and scholarships; numbers of pupils; ratios of girls to boys and pupils to teachers; whether they are day and/or boarding schools; the heads' backgrounds; approaches and policies on discipline; the exams offered - GCSE and A-levels, S-grades and Highers; vocational courses; languages; foreign exchange visits; and what pupils go on to do. There is also advice on: issues, such as bullying, dyslexia, corporal punishment and expulsion; and the mechanics of the education system, such as league tables, COBISEC (The Council of British Independent Schools in the European Community), the National Curriculum and registration requirements. Klaus Bohem and Jenny Lees-Spalding is the author of "The Student Book".
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  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 10th edition
  • 0747531072
  • 9780747531074