NewsBiscuit

The news written by you…

Posts Tagged ‘school’

‘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.’

Read more >

Posted: Sep 12th, 2011
More from Politics



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’.

Read more >

Posted: Feb 5th, 2011
More from News In Brief



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.

Read more >

Posted: Dec 12th, 2010
More from Education



Girl brands mate ‘crafty bitch’

Fifteen-year-old Stacey Morgan from Swansea claims her friend, Jenny Smith, pretends to like people, but only to use them for things like lifts home from school.

Read more >

Posted: Oct 26th, 2010
More from News In Brief



Teaching standards ‘Not as good as what they should be,’ says report

‘Much more must be done, like, to train teachers for thier job’s [sic] if Britain is not to slip further behind higher-performing countries such as Germany and Paris.’

Read more >

Posted: Jul 11th, 2010
More from News In Brief