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Mummy Mummy

HA, last updated: 5th January 2017

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’...

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