Education News Round-Up October 27th

New teachers: 30% of 2010 intake quit within five years
Teachers are spending too much time over-marking pupils’ homework, Schools Standards Minister Nick Gibb has said.
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A-levels choice ‘reduced by funding squeeze’
Funding pressures mean pupils at sixth-form colleges in England must choose from an increasingly narrow range of A-level subjects, a study has found.
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Sharp drop in EU student applications to UK universities
Numbers of EU students applying for the most competitive UK university courses have dropped sharply, new figures show.
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Theatre applies to be first to open free school
A theatre is applying to be the first in England to open a free school, with the aim of specialising in the arts.
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