It is now officially Monday the 3rd of March or, as many parents of year 6 pupils are aware, “national offer day”. The day where these parents (and their children) eagerly and anxiously await the news of what secondary school their children will go to in September. 448 more words
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Although many of Britain’s selective state schools have been closed in the last few decades, 164 remain scattered around the country. Having attended one myself, it’s significant to me that some left-wing parties and people are still holding on to their… 1,146 more words
For the love of maths
magazine article | Published in TES Newspaper on 8 September, 1995 | By: Victoria Neumark
Updated:11 May, 2008
Dr Tony Gardiner believes pupils should be tackling more difficult problems in maths. 1,306 more words
England Joins the Elite for Maths and Science; this was the headline of a TES article in 2008. English pupils reportedly ‘pulled off a stunning result in the rankings of 10 and 14 year olds across 59 countries’ in the international Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).
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Exile is acute, massive, transformative, but secular homelessness, because it moves along its axis of departure and return, can be banal, welcome, necessary, continuous. There is a movement of the provincial to the metropolis, or the journey out of one social class into another.
This letter arrived recently from Rhode Island:
“Dear Ms. Ravitch, Another example of what’s happening in Little Rhody: We also received an incredible letter from Grace (last name withheld), a High School Junior in a southern Rhode Island town who wrote a “breakup letter” with Common Core. 767 more words