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A-levels choice ‘reduced by funding squeeze’ | BBC News

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.

The Sixth Form Colleges Association’s annual survey suggests two-thirds of colleges have had to drop courses.

Over half (58%) have also reduced or removed extra-curricular activities such as music, drama and sport.

The government said it had protected the base rate of funding for all post-16 students until 2020.

Read the full story on the BBC website: A-levels choice ‘reduced by funding squeeze’ | BBC News

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