Untrained guides who tell it how it is

11th December 1998 at 00:00
With 130 parents this year asking for application forms for 90 places, I am going to be busy taking them round the school ("Trial by guided tour", TES Friday, November 20).

I asked two children to help with the tour - an idea I gleaned from a headteacher when I was a deputy. The two say far more about our school than I ever can. They are not trained and say it as it is, from the heart.

Lorna Walter. Headteacher. Hempstead infant school. Gillingham, Kent

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