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Our aim is

  • to give children an excellent start in education
  • enable young people to equip themselves with life and work skills,
  • and encourage adults to achieve their full potential through learning.
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Tuesday 1 March


14-19 Education and Skills 14-19 Education and Skills
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School children Faith Schools
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Group school children School funding
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