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Older pupils might be less inclined to worry about their teachers' comforts, and more interested in their own school experience.
At Sackville School, in East Grinstead, West Sussex, John Simkin has invited his A-level sociology group to describe their study of pupils' underachievement. The school itself has results well above average. But based on interviews with 125 of their fellow pupils, the Sackville group conclude that "not enough revision" was the single most commonly-mentioned problem. More detail, and some revealing quotations, are at http:www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uksociology.htm Readers can email suggestions on future Internet Insights to Sam Saunders at J.P.Saunders@leeds.ac.uk