Quotes of the Week

31st August 2012 at 01:00

"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." The iconic words of astronaut Neil Armstrong - the first man to walk on the moon - who has died at the age of 82

"Headteachers are totally supportive of the idea that there shouldn't be guaranteed year-on-year rises in results and we accepted the need for sophisticated change. But what has taken place in the AQA has been butchery." John Townsley, head of two academy schools in Leeds and one of Michael Gove's favourite headteachers, on the marking down of English GCSEs.

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