Mummy, mummy, what can history teachers possibly have to learn from Craig Revel Horwood?
Not now, dear. Mummy’s trying to think of the best way to explain to two of my most enthusiastic Year 11 students why the new Progress 8 measure means that they will have to stop studying history and spend the rest of the year on a crash course for the National Certificate in Business and Enterprise. The head has decided that the business course would be much easier for them and as they’re only taking six subjects, there’s officially no point in them aiming for a ‘challenging’ EBacc subject like history. While the progress they have made in history over the past 18 months would apparently have been valuable if all their baskets were full, the head reckons that they could demonstrate more progress across the six subjects if one of them was ‘more appropriately tailored to their abilities’...
- TH 165 Mummy Mummy
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