One of the lads

8th September 2000 at 01:00
DAVID Blunkett pledges to tackle laddism in the classroom. Could this by any chance be the same David Blunkett who, reportedly, is among the most reluctant of ministers to sweep aay Section 28 and tackle homophobic bullying in the classroom? Once a lad, always a lad, perhaps.

Keith Flett

38 Mitchley Road


London N17

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today