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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.
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We would love to hear from you if your daughter is: | passionate about pursuing a career in engineering and intends to follow a higher-education course in an engineering discipline; | planning to take A Levels in physics and maths plus one other subject; | currently attends a maintained school and has no previous connection with Newcastle High School for Girls.
How much parents really care whether their school is an academy of a maintained school remains to be seen.
This Grant Maintained School, under the charismatic and pioneering headship of the late Roger Perks, was in the top flight of schools in the city and its now unfortunate state is a classic case of subsequent heads trying to fix something which wasn't broken.
We are looking for individuals who: hold qualified teacher status; have 5 years teaching experience in a maintained school; have successfully supported others in developing their pedagogical practice; have excellent experience of coaching and mentoring.
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%.