A fresh start was therefore necessary in late August when the air had cleared, just before the mists of autumn.
Things are worse now. Standard grades and Highers were put back several weeks. The change to the new timetable could not be fully implemented at thebeginning of this month. There is even less likelihood of pupils using the last few weeks of the session
Since sports, arts and other events are impossible in April and May because of the exams, it might even be sensible to declare that June is to be devoted to them, with no pretence at beginning next session's academic curriculum.
Of course that would throw out the notional calculations about the hours to be devoted to Higher Still, but we all know that theory and practice ill accord for that national programme anyway.
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