Who is retarded?;Letter
Unlike Mr Woodhead and Dr McGuinness, we have moved on from referring to some children as being mentally retarded, and it may come as a surprise to both to hear that many of our children are learning to read.
They range from those who work on social sight words such as "Exit" across to those reading novels, and others who are coping with the specialist terms found on computer menus and dialogue boxes. Perhaps Mr Woodhead should read our OFSTED report from last year.
Frank Wise School Hornbeam Close Banbury Oxon