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Case study: promoting your rural school to increase your pupil roll

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new on 3 October 2018
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Keeping pupil numbers up is key to keeping a rural school viable. Here's how one village school in Suffolk has steadily doubled its pupil roll to become stable again, through promotional strategies that you could try too.

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  1. 1 Make sure newcomers to the area know about your school
  2. 2 Hold open days for local pre-schools and feeder schools
  3. 3 Identify opportunities to meet your community's needs
  4. 4 Get more people through your doors
  5. 5 Promote yourselves constantly
  6. 6 Convey the right image on your website and social media profiles
  7. 7 Promote your history
  8. 8 Three things to avoid

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