Girl vindicated

31st August 2007 at 01:00
I notice that young Kayleigh Baker who was banned from all social activities, even the school prom, for the "crime" of refusing to waste her time in extra revision classes achieved excellent GCSE results: five A*s and five As. The petty-minded jobsworths running her school owe her an apology.

Mark Taha



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