Missed bin collections

We are aware of an increase in the number of missed collections across the city. We want to reassure you that we are working hard to collect all outstanding collections as quickly as possible. Read more on reporting missed collections

Coaching for selective tests

Our policy is that no teaching or coaching for selective tests should take place in any of the City’s primary schools. This is because the practice of coaching can be counter-productive, as over-achievement in the entry tests may be against the long-term interests of children whose ability may be more limited than their score would suggest.

We’ve asked head teachers who are asked for guidance from parents to provide this within the context of the overall educational development of the children concerned.

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