Monthly Archives: December 2011

A high tech Christmas

Headmasters don’t like shopping. This is partly a ‘man thing’ and partly an occupational condition. Shopping which to most men is a chore, loses its remaining allure when a Perse pupil is on check out duty. Rifling through the contents of the … Continue reading

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Examination malpractice

Allegations by the Daily Telegraph that Exam Boards may have been caught cheating in the advice they give teachers have shocked politicians and the media. However in some ways the alleged cheating is a product of the examinations system created … Continue reading

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Academies – not a one size fits all solution

Politicians love telling independent school heads what to do, and the latest central command is that we should all sponsor failing state schools to become academies.  Independent School DNA is apparently the ‘magic bullet’ which will solve the ills of … Continue reading

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