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state school

A primary or secondary school in the UK which is funded by local (town) councils and available to all taxpayers. State school is equivalent to “public school” in the US, a term which, in the UK, translates as private school.
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Although some functions have been transferred to the school governors by operation of the foundation schools regime, the school remains a maintained school," he states.
This report is based on the false premise that trust Schools are not maintained schools, when in fact they are," it read.
The decision by the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools is a major blow to the four big mobile phone companies operating in Ulster.
The Council for Catholic Maintained Schools, which was established in 1990, is the Employment Authority for all teachers, presently around 7,000, working in Catholic Maintained Schools in Northern Ireland.
In Redcar and Cleveland during 2002-3, 89 families set out to overturn the failure to get a maintained school place, of whom 70 got a hearing and 25 were successful.
Tompkinson left the grant maintained school last month.
At present, he said, the Lib Dem-controlled county council is requiring an extra pension contribution from an academy of between 12% and 26%, whereas for a standard maintained school in the UK the average pension fund contribution for teachers earning less than PS75,000 is approximately 8%.
A recent report on Queen Elizabeth School (in Atherstone) the other grant- maintained school in north Warwickshire, has identified serious problems.
In his first major act as Education Minister, Merthyr AM Huw Lewis will introduce the Education (Wales) Bill 2013, which seeks to provide better consistency in maintained school holidays.
The year 9 pupils from Hartshill Grant Maintained School will play six games in the tournament and will be determined to make a favourable impression in what is an exciting trip for the under 14s.
DECs are committees of CCMS which has responsibility for the Catholic maintained school sector.
Academies receive the same level of per-pupil funding as they would receive from the local authority as a maintained school, plus additions to cover the services that are no longer provided for them by the local authority.