Classical history makes a comeback

23rd July 1999 at 01:00
PARENTS have surprised academics by demanding that their children stay in touch with the Emperor Hadrian and Alexander the Great.

Government-backed research on the English national curriculum in history suggests that classical study units at key stage 2 have not only been popular with children but well received by their parents too.

The report, Classical history in primary schools, has highlighted an urgent need for better technology

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