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* Let me ask you some questions Mr Blair: Who has steered and, in some cases, forced through the blizzard of reforms imposed on schools over the past 10 years?

Who, despite the questionable nature of some of these reforms, has overseen the rise in children's achievement? Who is going to provide the leadership to ensure the success of extended schools, "every child matters" and personalised learning?

Headteachers, that's who! Ignore us at your peril.

Martin Hammond

Headteacher

St Benedict's RC primary school

Atherstone, Warwickshire

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