Axe looms for sixth forms

7th November 2003 at 00:00
A head has complained to the national post-16 funding body about "inaccuracies" in its document used to justify the closure of his sixth form. Seven schools in Carlisle are fighting plans to scrap sixth forms in favour of a sixth-form college. Alan Mottershead, of Carlisle's Trinity school, claims there are factual inaccuracies in the Learning and Skills analysis behind the plans.

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