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The Oxford Times: Virtual school gate founded by Oxfordshire mums win national award (Feb 2018)

Clare and Susan at Phil & Jims Oxford

A ‘VIRTUAL school gate’ created by two Oxfordshire mums has won a prestigious national award and been praised for bringing new funding to schools.

Susan Burton and Clare Wright founded Classlist – a private social network for parents to communicate online – in 2016.

Hundreds of schools around the country have since signed up including Phil & Jim, the Dragon, Oxford High, Great Milton, and The Hendreds in Wantage along with thousands of parents.

The team scooped the Education Technology Start-up of the Year award at the Bett Awards 2018.

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