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The Girl On The Piccadilly Line


I tried to ignore it. You’d think being in Hawaii would be a enough of a distraction that I’d be able to take my eye off thenews.It was the first week of the new school year, I told myself, how much was really going to happen? If I hadn’t already written a post aboutmy views on Grammar schools this post would probably have been about Theresa May’s announcement that she plans todrag us all back to 70s reverse the ban on grammars. Instead this post is about the other “scandal” to hit the headlines this week.

Matthew Tate, the new headteacher at Hartsdown Academy, madethe newsbecause on the first (and second, and third) day of term he and his staff sent home pupils forwearing incorrect uniform.

Generally I’m pro-school uniformon thecondition that it is affordable, comfortable, durable and gender neutral. By thatI don’t mean skirts or summer dresses…

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