Writhing with maths and classics;Postscript;Letter

6th August 1999 at 01:00
I AM intrigued that it is considered elitist to propose ways to enrich teachers' experience of the arts during their initial training and subsequent professional development (TES, July 23).

I am more a boringly pragmatic middle-of-the-roadster, who wants all children to be literate and numerate as early as possible, and to have access to and involvement in high-quality arts throughout their school career. Nothing Sixties about that.

Rick Rogers 74 Belsize Park Gardens London NW3

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