Points of view

ADRIAN Mourby does not mention that the hero of Decline and Fall, Paul Pennyfeather, (TES, May17) is present at what has to be the world's funniest school sports day. I have read it to my class at the end of every academic year. No one who has taught (or been a pupil) could fail to enjoy Waugh's account of this ghastly event.

Barnie Ireson 71a Plantation Road, Oxford

Log in or register for FREE to continue reading.

It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you