Timmy Elsewhere

The Guardian publishes research that might not be showing what they think it is.

Instead of single sex education, perhaps it setting or streaming by ability that is needed?

4 thoughts on “Timmy Elsewhere”

  1. “Bring back the 5+!” Of course: my Primary school was streamed. Bloody sensible, especially with classes of about 45.

  2. My primary school was streaming too, if we weren’t crying, wetting our knickers or spilling our school milk we were being sick on the parquet floor.
    Plenty of sawdust….

    I think splitting them up by gender might help to sort out the differentials in language and numeracy. But traditionally, schools have used the influence of the girls to squash some of the worst excesses of the boys behaviour.

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