So the Education Secretary Michael Gove is planning to get rid of GCSEs and reinstate the O-levels and CSEs which means harder exams and less coursework.
I voted for the Conservatives in the election, I don’t regret it but while I did my GCSEs five years ago that doesn’t stop me from being pretty annoyed by this move.
I mean, those things were hard! Continue reading
Words have a power all their own (Photo credit: Lynne Hand)
They’re such funny little things aren’t they? Continue reading
I realise I’ve been quiet here for a while but I’m back (hopefully). I’m actually starting up a new blog (don’t worry I’ll keep posting here as well).
This one is all about music because it is one of my biggest passions, and features interviews with bands, I’ve already got one ready to go and I’m waiting on a couple of other interviews too. Anyway, if you love music check it out (pretty please with a cherry on top) and I’m sure you’ll be introduced to something new.
The first post on it was about Molotov Jukebox, the band that I’m in love with at the moment (they favourited my tweet about them on twitter).
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I’m sorry to jump on the very predictable bandwagon but Danny Boyle what have you done?
You were put in charge of creating something great for the opening ceremony of the Olympics, something fantastic and memorable……not grass and a few farm animals! Sure, we’ll never be able to compete with China or Rio, but it’s not like we’re just countryside and animals. We have our traditions too. Continue reading