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What’s the Inverse

January 14, 2023 Longrider 3

of evolution? Pupils at two schools in Essex have been banned from having any physical contact while at school. Parents and carers at Hylands School […]

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February 22, 2021 Longrider 6

This person is an advertisement for home schooling if ever I saw one. A primary school headmaster who replaced house names honouring historical figures such […]

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I Dunno

November 12, 2019 Longrider 19

Is it me or is this just creepy? A class of 10-year-olds are sitting on the carpet looking at their teacher with open mouths. Their […]

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Religion in Schools

September 13, 2016 Longrider 6

I wasn’t really aware of this. Clearly I wasn’t paying attention. The Scottish government’s decision not to allow older pupils to opt themselves out of […]

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January 20, 2016 Longrider 5

Those terraced houses, eh? A simple spelling mistake has led to a 10-year-old Muslim boy being interviewed by British police over suspected links to terrorism. […]

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Little Victories

October 17, 2015 Longrider 9

Sometimes the little guy kicks back and wins. When that happens, savour the moment. A father who was taken to court after he took his […]

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They Never Learn

February 1, 2015 Longrider 26

Times tables. All children in England will need to know up to their 12 times table when they leave primary school under plans announced by […]

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How Strange

July 3, 2014 Longrider 2

The Guardian praising sports day at school. As the commenters below the line point out – there is some nice stereotyping going on here and […]

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Fascist Shit

June 29, 2014 Longrider 7

Toby Young. Schools should be able to fine parents who take their children on holiday without permission No, they should not. State schools punishing parents […]