The whole nation is once again looking forward to that time of the year in which we see Images of smiling teenagers in the newspaper, with TV pictures) showing delighted young people screaming and expressing how unbelievably well they’ve done in the summer examinations. As we are now in the spring, what lies in between…

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Are students in grammar schools better behaved or are private schools the solution?  I have had the privilege of having taught in all the three main types of school – Comprehensive, Grammar School and Independent (fee paying) schools and in my opinion grammar schools are really good. I found them inspiring to teach in as…

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Is the standard of behaviour better in some schools? Considering that there are around 4,000 secondary schools in the state sector in Britain – ranging from comprehensives to academies and grammar schools – not to talk of special schools, it would be foolish to think that the standard of behaviour is the same in all…

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