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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Monday 14 November 2011

Prime Minister attacks coasting state schools

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, today attacked state schools content to muddle through. In an article in the Daily Telegraph, he states that “it’s important to tackle those (schools) all over the country content to muddle through – places where respectable results and a decent local reputation mask a failure to meet potential. Children who […]

Friday 11 November 2011

Cricket for the classroom

A game of cricket during the school day can help improve pupils’ behaviour and lead to calmer classrooms, a report from Loughborough University claims. Pupils involved in England’s national school cricket scheme, Chance to Shine, also appeared more confident and motivated,  and helped children deal with setbacks. Chance to Shine programme runs regular cricket coaching […]