How else can children learn to fly unless they’re free to touch the sky?
Two thousand years on, the lesson’s the same: Shine light in the darkness. Highlight their shame.
The Government had a hankering An urge to measure schools. “It’s too complex”, the teachers said, “There simply aren’t the tools.” Then, In a gloomy basement, One dark and dismal day A dull and dreary grey man Found A way to measure grey. MPs were delighted! At last, they’d got the thing To measure all [...]
Maybe it’s time for us parents to do what the teachers aren’t able And tell DfE civil servants where to stick their stupid league table. The numbers of kids in a year group are too small to draw safe conclusions. So trying to rank their results this way is only causing confusion. If numbers don’t [...]
I was unsure how to do this ‘Dad’ thing. What was my role? Holding a hand? Pushing a swing? Yet, there you were, this new unit: Madonna and Child. And where did I fit? So, I looked around and found, in my past And on screens, I’d seen: Hold fast and stay Love finds a [...]