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Our latest news for you to digest. For our news in full, please select the button at the bottom.

‘Callum Parrish saves the day at AFC Telford’

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive SSAT, writes… This is the headline from the Shropshire Star on 14 July. I am always interested to read about the achievements of young people and was particularly interested in this piece as Callum is my
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Congratulations to the new secretary of state

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive SSAT, writes… SSAT would like to congratulate Nicky Morgan on her appointment as secretary of state for education in yesterday’s reshuffle. We hope that over the coming weeks and into the new academic year, Nicky engages
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The London Effect

Chris Smith, Student impact Coordinator SSAT, writes… The good news seems to keep flowing from London. This week a new report revealed that it was the most popular city destination on the entire planet, with an expected 18.7 million overnight
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SSAT’s extensive range of CPD opportunities offers a balance of practical schools-led advice and innovative, longer term strategy. Here’s a selection of current highlights.

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Current advice and ideas from SSAT members and advisers.

A New School Year

A new school year and the start of new challenges for millions of young people. For some, it will be their final stage of schooling. For all, there will be some anxious moments, as they will be entering into the
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The Eighth Evidence Session of the Education Select Committee

An SSAT report from the most recent meeting of the Education Select Committee, by Chris Smith.
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A significant milestone: GCSE results day

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive SSAT, writes… I would like to send my congratulations to all the young people who have successfully taken their GCSEs. It’s a significant milestone in your educational journey. Today is about hundreds of thousands of individual
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Join SSAT as a member and we can help you become outstanding – in every sense of the word.  Tailor-made packages are available for primary, secondary and special schools.

Each one offers opportunities to raise the bar by collaborating with other schools, to increase the knowledge you need to get to the next level and to give your school the national recognition and voice it deserves.   

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