Monthly Archives: August 2013

Are Rumours of the Death of NC Levels Exaggerated?

It has been over six weeks since I first saw this: “God. DAMN. Levels are toast. They ‘will not be replaced.”’ Late one night in June, Tom Bennett was broadcasting this news all over Twitter as loudly as he possibly … Continue reading

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What if Prince George turns out “as thick as a plank”? The issue of the ‘bottom 10%’

The future king of Great Britain arrived last week. Catapulted into an aristocratic world of wealth and privilege that most of us can only dream of. In this world, opulent palaces, Michelin-starred chefs, dressers, nannies, nursemaids and serving staff are … Continue reading

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