The year according to ... Parkins
Michael Gove serves notice that he intends to raise the status of the profession.
The choice of candidates in the General Election fails to inspire.
It's the World Cup, and England's performance is up to its usual standard.
Building Schools for the Future RIP.
And as if things weren't bad enough, that bloody reality TV show is back for another series.
Perhaps the Pope's visit does need livening up.
Disadvantaged children suddenly become strangely attractive to cash-strapped heads.
Some things are better kept out of the public domain.