Pasting for our nursery chiefs;Letter;Opinion

9th July 1999 at 01:00
DID Margaret Hodge and chief inspector Chris Woodhead actually say that the days of "colouring, cutting and pasting" are over for nursery education (TES, June 25)? What will they say next?

Perhaps readers would enjoy finding a suitable ending to the following re-worked proverb, "Out of the mouths of ministers and chief inspectors ..."

Margaret Sexstone 123 Canterbury Road Penn Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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