Here and there;Letter

23rd May 1997 at 01:00
I am sure it is not as simple asthis, but I cannot resist the observation.

When pupils get out of hand at The Ridings School, in a working-class district of a northern town, we send in emergency Office for Standards in Education inspectors, and a trouble-shooting head.

When pupils get out of hand in a grant-maintained school in Canterbury, some people are "impressed by the loyalty", it is "pupils expressing their concern".

Two cultures, or what?

R P SYKES 4 Wats Dyke Way Sychdyn Flintshire

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