British system?

Jim Rose, director of inspection at OFSTED, (TESS, November 8) quotes the recent NFEROpen University report Reading at Nine, whose authors conclude: "The British educational system pays too little attention to low performers and could and should pay them much more."

What is the British education system? The Scottish education system may not be perfect but it is distinct and our own.

SHEILA CAMPBELL Headteacher Kilbowie primary Clydebank

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