Rome, June 20 - Over half a million Italian students were tacking the second day of their high-school finals on Thursday, when a new 'double test' system made its debut. Under this new system, pupils from Italy's 'classical' high schools, for example, were being tested on both Latin and Greek and human sciences on the same day, with Tacitus and Plutarch featuring on the paper. A question asking students to describe the path from self-portrait to selfie was among those put before artistic high school students. … [Read more...] about Students face double test in 2nd day of high school finals
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The Finnish National Agency for Education has unveiled the names of students accepted to the country's vocational schools and academic high schools, officially known as upper secondary schools (lukio).The agency said on Thursday that nearly 65,000 applicants have been granted places for the autumn term, which begins in August. Altogether there were more than 72,000 applicants.Of the lucky ones, 33,000 earned vocational training berths while 31,700 are headed for academic high schools. Some 4,000 vocational school applicants were left stranded, along with about 3,000 upper secondary hopefuls.More than 3,200 youngsters were accepted to schools using the minority Swedish language.Minimum grade point averages vary greatlyNearly 58,000 pupils who just completed their compulsory comprehensive school education — typically aged 16 — applied for further studies or training. Of these only five percent were left without a spot for next autumn. Of all applicants, including older ones, … [Read more...] about Vocational and high schools announce new students’ names
Parents of pupils in Highland Perthshire are being asked to have their say on the future of education in the region. Drop-in consultation sessions are being organised at both Pitlochry High School and Breadalbane Academy in Aberfeldy, for parents to have their say. This comes after Perth and Kinross Council decided against closing Pitlochry and moving the pupils to Breadalbane. Instead, a review of how senior education is delivered across the whole of Highland Perthshire will take place. Currently, Pitlochry only offers S1-S4, and all pupils need to travel to Breadalbane to complete their final two years of school. Letters were sent to parents at both schools, which said: “Following a decision by the council’s lifelong learning committee on March 27, Perth and Kinross Council is considering options for the delivery of senior phase education (S4-S5) across Highland Perthshire as part of the school estate transformation project. “As part of this process the council … [Read more...] about High school views call
A petition calling for schools to start later to help tired teenagers has sparked a huge debate. MPs were discussing the issue yesterday after more than 180,000 people signed a petition backing the 10am start time. MP Daniel Zeichner told the debate there were 'strong scientific reasons for considering change', citing studies from Singapore and Canada showing that it improved teen sleep patterns. He said schools in his Cambridge constituency had told him later starts would make it easier for staff to get childcare, reduce traffic and reduce pressures on public transport. Read more of today's top stories here It's not a new idea. Scientists have previously supported the idea of a later start time, with research suggesting that adolescents in particular have a late-running biological rhythm. And it's a view supported by James Wilson, aka The Sleep Geek, who told the M.E.N that the current school hours are at odds with what teenagers need. He said: "I am fully in favour of a later start … [Read more...] about Should high schools start at 10am to help tired teens?
Harrogate Granby High School (GCSE (A* to G) and GNVQ results) HJ Adams 9; RM Almond 11; M Amorim 9; MA Andrews 7; SLE Archer 8; DL Armitage 5; L Askew 11; A Atkinson 8; H Austen-Meek 7; EJ Balsdon 2; MG Bartle 5; LJ Beaumont 8; C Bell 8; N Bhuiyan 11; ML Blewitt 11; MC Body 5; PAI Briscoe 9; J Brooks 8; HC Brown 11; KL Burroughs 5; KN Byrne 5; NJ Cameron 5; B Charles-Hill 1; AK Chitty 9; Nathif Choudhury 11; Nathifa Choudhury 9; R Clarkson 1; KA Cole 9; JP Collins 2; TW Cottam 9; RL Cowgill 9; CA Dalby 2; RM Dawson 10; GS Deeming 10; LJ Devaney 9; SC Devlin 10; A Dodd 7; DM Dowson 9; JM Dunn 9; LL Dunn 10; KL Ellis 9; L Ellis 11; NJ Evans 9; NL Eyles 9; LE Featherstone 9; V Foggin 2: J Fox 6; JJ Gandy 10; JP Gardler 9; RJ Grant 5; JED Grassie 9; AN Green 10; KL Green 10; VL Gwynn 9; JAG Hall 1; J Hanslow 11; DJ Hardisty 9; LH Harle 8; L Hart 9; SL Hawker 9; SW Hebblethwaite 10; KR Heltmann 11; RE Hickton 9; EJ Higgison 10; J Hirst 8; RNW Hodge-Daniels 5; CR Holmes 10; SJ Holmes … [Read more...] about Harrogate Granby High School GCSE and GNVQ results