1. The debate at the Association for Teachers and Lecturers annual conference will call for an end to parental choice because successful admissions appeals are leading to overcrowded and potentially unsafe classrooms.
A. Ann Nash, from Thackley primary school in Bradford, is expected to say that it is unfair that teachers are judged on classes that have more pupils than averag
B. “When they don’t have sufficient places there’s a scramble, it goes to appeals, rising costs and unsatisfied customers.”
C. Speaking before the debate, she said: “Because of the expansion of choice the system is loaded and therefore it’s much more difficult for local authorities to administer.
D. “Teachers are under the microscope all the time but when you have got overcrowded and under-resourced classrooms and still judged in the same processes you’re disadvantaged.”
6. Primary classes with more than 30 pupils are eligible for “qualified measures” such as extra money or adult help but not all schools get this support straightaway, Nash said. a.ABCD b.ADBC c.ACBD d.CBDA e.CBAD