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canada goose Poorer children are quitting creative subjects between GCSE and A Level in greater numbers than peers from wealthier backgrounds, according to research by Labour. canada goose

canada goose store Figures canada goose coats show that 9.8% of pupils eligible for free school meals studied music GCSE in 2016/17, compared with 6.6% of all children. canada goose store

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Just 0.5% of free school meal (FSM) pupils took A Level canada goose black friday sale music compared with 1.2% of all students.

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Canada Goose Parka Some 28.2% of FSM kids chose art and design for GCSE, against 27.3% of non FSM kids. Canada Goose Parka

buy canada goose jacket Yet by A Level the roles were reversed, with 12.4% of non FSM students selecting the subject compared with 10.5% of kids on FSM. buy canada goose jacket

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Canada Goose sale They come amid mounting concern about access to the stage and screen for poorer kids. Canada Goose sale

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