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Discrimination by faith and gender is alive and well in schools. But is it legal?

48.7% of London state schools, excluding grammar schools, are either faith- or gender-selective (DfE 2010). ¬†Friends of mine have girl-boy twins and wish them to attend a non-faith school, together. ¬†They have just slightly more than half the school choices … Continue reading

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School: is it all about achievement?

Should school be a results-factory where children are constantly pushed to “achieve their potential?” Or a safe place to try, fail and try again? “Tout le monde a le droit de foutre en l’air sa propre vie,” as Amelie Poulain … Continue reading

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