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An insight into the planning and preparation involved in a secondary school's open evening, for Year 6 pupils and parents.
At the beginning of the Autumn term, secondary schools hold open evenings for potential new pupils and their parents. The idea is to offer parents a window into schools, helping them reach a decision about their child's future.
Patricia Wright, deputy head of Stoke Newington High School and Sixth Form in north London, explains how they prepare for the big event.
She reveals when she starts the planning process, shares tips on publicity and explains how she organises school life to showcase the school.
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