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Girl convicted of bitching with intent

Court heard that she was 'proper rude'A court on the 8.23am train found Natasha, a 17-year-old student, guilty of ‘being bitchy about Sunita’s new haircut’ and ‘failing to support Desrene over that incident with the fat man in the newsagents’.

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Posted: Jul 20th, 2009
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Ofsted report slams School of Hard Knocks

Educational standards at The School of Hard Knocks are in steep decline according to the latest Annual Performance Assessment report from Ofsted…

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2009
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Balls announces Hindsight to be taught in schools

The Minister of Education, Ed Balls, has announced today that from September 2009, the teaching of hindsight will become a compulsory addition to the national curriculum at Key Stage 3 and above.

‘Clearly, the benefits of hindsight have long been recognised, but schools have provided little or no formal teaching of the subject to date. It is to remedy this deficit that we are moving straight to an expectation that a minimum of an hour per week’s hindsight will be taught to all children aged 11 plus’ from the beginning of the next academic year.’

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Posted: Jan 3rd, 2009
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Inspectors slam first Jedi Faith School

Religious education focused too narrowly around ‘the Force’.

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Posted: Nov 20th, 2007
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Infants to be taught ‘Pingu’ as modern foreign language

‘A broad range of today’s children identify with the adventures of the penguin – being both black and white with a disabled friend and an annoying baby brother,’ said the minister.

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Posted: Mar 24th, 2007
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