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Shock as Ofsted report finds pupil achievement ‘depends on intelligence’

After many years of analysis, research and data collection, Ofsted has finally determined that the overall final achievement level of children in UK schools is entirely dependent on how clever they are.

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Posted: Jul 17th, 2014
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Missing teen found safe in a world of her own

No trace was found of her meeting strangers over the internet or on CCTV cameras at railway stations, so the police contacted psychologists who advised them that she might be in a world of her own.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2013
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‘Gordon Brown drew a willy on my book when he was 8,’ reveals new memoir

was also bombarded with rubbers, pencil sharpeners and heavy Trotsky‘My back was only turned for a few seconds,’ says Alec Dunning in his autobiography “Back from the Nit Nurse”, ‘but when I looked at my maths book someone had drawn a big hairy knob on the front cover. Gordon was trying to look all innocent, but I knew it was him.’

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Posted: Sep 12th, 2011
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School head defends ‘soft’ A Level options over ‘boring science stuff’

Dr Keith Gilberts, headteacher of Saxthrupton High School in Norfolk, has defended a new range of ‘A’ Level subjects offered to students, which he claims are ‘just as demanding as traditional tough subjects like maths, physics, and media studies’.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2011
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Rise of ebooks threatening children’s traditional Google skills

Google 'doomed'Academics are worried that the surge in popularity of ebook readers could lead to a catastrophic loss of children’s basic Google search skills.

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Posted: Dec 12th, 2010
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