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Angry parents write to Nicola Sturgeon and John Swinney over 'deplorable' school subject choice

Angry parents have written to John Swinney and Nicola Sturgeon over their children's school subject choice
Angry parents have written to John Swinney and Nicola Sturgeon over their children's school subject choice Credit: Getty Images

Angry parents, teachers and a pupil have bombarded Nicola Sturgeon and her Education Minister with complaints about restrictions in subject choice in Scotland's schools, the Telegraph can disclose.

Letters to Ms Sturgeon and John Swinney, obtained by this newspaper under the Freedom of Information Act, show they have been warned about cuts to a wide variety of subjects and qualifications.

A parent and teacher whose son was an "aspiring engineer" told how his son was prevented from taking the subjects he needed and concluded: "Doors are being shut to him  through no fault of his own."

Other parents complained about German, French and Spanish being removed from their children's schools, with one...

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