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They say we've politicised the children's stress. No, it's the stress that's political.

When you have high stakes*, summative**, norm-referenced*** testing, (e.g. SATs) you have to have enough questions which a given percentage of people …

Children should learn mainly through play until age of eight, says Lego

Toy company funds research suggesting educational development can be hindered by early formal schooling. So are UK schools getting it wrong?<p>Parents are squeezing the role of play out of their children’s lives in favour of the three ‘R’s as they try to prepare their offspring for a competitive …

School starting age: the evidence

In England children now start formal schooling, and the formal teaching of literacy and numeracy at the age of four. A recent letter signed by around …

UK Universities

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England’s Ben Duckett dropped for pouring drink over Jimmy Anderson in bar

Joe Root’s side must contend with England’s dreadful history at the Waca in next week’s third Test – it is hard to imagine them letting in the wind of change<p>All this talk of 5-0 is not very helpful. But it is understandable. In two of the past three Ashes tours England have been whitewashed. …

It's time to replace Groundhog Day with Lobster Day

Groundhog Day

Ashes 2013 First test: James Anderson ends epic resistance as England beat Australia

As the sultry, oppressive heat of a Nottingham afternoon was being turned up in every sense, an epic Test match ended in a dramatic victory for …

ashes 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v15UYdg1RcI<p>Jul 14, 2015 - Uploaded by England & Wales Cricket Board<p>Highlights of England's thumping win over …