Hogwarts and all

11th July 2003 at 01:00
Hogwarts may be loosely based on JK Rowling's secondary school (TES, June 27), but it would be incorrect to assume that it is unique. The grammar school I attended in the 60s also had a flourishing House system and dark old buildings, not to mention dark old teachers.

David Santamaria

Hasmonean high school, Mill Hill, London NW7

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