Independent schools have reacted angrily after being excluded from a competition for pupils studying Chinese. All 16 fee-charging schools that entered were told they could not take part in the British Council event next Thursday at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, because of high numbers of applicants. A spokesman for the council said it had given priority to state schools because they were less likely to have access to Chinese teaching.
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