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A designer present for Facebook enthusiasts

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When injustice is self imposed

Who would have believed the Tories winning the election by a thumping majority after all that they did over the last ten years? Yes, I acknowledge that Corbyn didn’t turn out to be the Leader I expected when he took … Continue reading

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A 70 year old lady applies to a university

Interviewer: “I think it’s marvellous that you want to do a degree at 70 years old but I have a question. What’s your motivation?” Elderly candidate: “My husband has always dreamed of sleeping with a student.” Chris

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Toxic snobbery at Trinity College, Cambridge: 1970s

Coleridge [was] invited by the master [of the college] to a meet-and-greet for the alumni of “top public schools” where champagne is served. It transpires there are two more parties, the second for those from lesser public schools and grammars, … Continue reading

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A Russell Howard quip

“Kids do really well in their A Levels, and how do we respond? ‘A’ levels are getting easier!’ In my day, you had to do 50 questions in a minute, and if you got one wrong, they killed your Dad!” … Continue reading

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Chairing a School Exclusion Meeting

Many of us have Chaired various meetings in the past, but I think one of the most testing; for me was when I was Chair of Governors at one of Harold Hill’s more notorious schools. Yes the school had a … Continue reading

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Informal bonuses for teachers

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