Front line to chalkface nothing new

25th June 2010 at 01:00

Ex-forces personnel become teachers (TES Magazine, 11 June) - nothing new there! Sixty years ago, I suppose all my male teachers were veterans of one of the world wars. As teachers, they had little in common. Some kept order, others, at best, struggled; some were good teachers, some rather poor.

Anthony Silson, Bramley, Leeds.

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