What exactly can Harrow tell us about social mobility?

29th January 2010 at 00:00

Mr Lenon is quite entitled to his opinions but he should get his facts right. Maths A-level is not a requirement to become a doctor, nor are three sciences.

Is he aware how much damage this type of inaccurate statement can do?

I think his ignorance highlights the need for good impartial advice in schools from trained careers professionals, be they in the employ of Connexions or some other discrete careers organisations.

Gareth King, Personal adviser, Connexions, Redhill, Surrey.

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