Year: 2016

What colour is history?

This week the Museum of London announced that the second century bodies they were studying had Chinese ancestry, so adding another layer to our constantly growing  knowledge of London’s diverse past.  Bodies from the first to third centuries have shown that soldiers were stationed here from across the Roman Empire.  […]

Which fuelish test should go?

As the Department for Education considers adding more tests to their list, it is perhaps time to consider whether the current ones have any value.  My vote would be to scrap the Year 1 phonics screening.  If ever there was a time-consuming waste of effort, it is this.  Forty random words […]