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It’s Newcastle’s biggest secondary canada goose outlet buffalo school with more than 1,800 pupils on its roll.
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“We are very much of the view that standards at Kenton canada goose outlet in toronto haven’t decreased, but Ofsted has quite rightly raised the canada goose outlet eu bar which is only a good thing for our students,” said head Sarah Holmes Carne, who has led the school since 2015.
uk canada goose outlet “As a teacher and a mother I agree with that.”Under these increased expectations, leaders say they knew the school sat on the cusp of ‘requires improvement’ and ‘good’, and were already working to boost pupil progress at a school where inspectors acknowledged most pupils join in Year 7 with below average test scores. uk canada goose outlet
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One of the biggest problems raised was inconsistency in exam results across subjects; pupils who did well in some areas struggled disproportionately in others.
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While an hour’s extra school might sound like something that would be met with complaints and resistance from many teenagers, Mrs Holmes Carne said she had been impressed by the enthusiastic response from GCSE students.
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