Adequate encounters

12th May 2006 at 01:00
Headteachers everywhere, it seems, are baffled and bemused by the new term of "adequate" in HMIE's new six-point scale to describe school performance.

"If I went home and made love to my wife and asked her how it was and she said 'adequate', what would that mean exactly?" one head-scratching head was heard to wonder.

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