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Michael Gove unveils revisionist history syllabus featuring “World War Fun!”

Your country needs ME!Education Secretary Michael Gove has announced changes to the history GCSE syllabus that will reflect ‘a more accurate and balanced’ view of World War One as a bit of jolly fun instead of a four-year cataclysmic bloodbath that drained the nation’s power and prestige and caused untold mental and physical suffering to millions.

The traditional view of the so-called ‘Great War’ as four years of futile barbaric slaughter is wrong, says Gove. ‘Historicans and commentators have long been calling for a “debunking” of wartime myths,’ he insisted. ‘At least, the ones I’ve been paying to advise me have. And that’s enough.’

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2014
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Dyslexic child ‘was stupid as well’

School Boy‘He’s just dim,’ said Dr Janice Trenter. ‘Someone has to be.’

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2014
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Dip in January book sales blamed on Michael Gove ‘teaching manual’

definitive, until he changes his mindWaterstones have today announced that pre-orders of the widely anticipated manual, ‘Teaching: Everything I know’, penned by education minister Michael Gove, have been ‘spiralling into negative figures’.

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Posted: Jan 21st, 2014
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State school kids to ‘hand over pocket money at school gates’, confirms Gove

Michael Gove has today announced that students at state schools who receive over £10 a week in pocket money will be ‘stopped at the school gates by monitors’, nicknamed ‘Gove’s Angels’, and forced to voluntarily donate the cash to school funds. Although no physical force will be used, students who resist may see their grades go down and their cries of help ignored.

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2014
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School places to be allocated on a ‘bagsy’ basis

‘Some critics say that this is harsh, but as we all know, there is no higher authority than a bagsy.’

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Posted: Jan 2nd, 2014
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