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Darwinners And Losers

by | 8th, July 2004

‘ONE, two, three, four, five, six, seven…

‘For every action, there must be an equal and opposite reaction’

It may have only taken God seven days to create the universe, but it has taken his son Tony Blair seven years to make bog all difference to the educational standards in this country.

Now as part of its promise of more choice for parents, the Independent says the Government is handing over a whole swath of state-financed schools to private sponsors to run.

To people like Sir Peter Vardy, an evangelical Christian whose first school, Emmanuel City College in Gateshead, is accused of teaching creationism in science.

And to people like us at Anorak, who have just taken over the syllabus at an inner city school in Manchester where we are also overseeing a revolution in science teaching.

As well as creationism, pupils there learn that the moon really is made of cheese, William Tell’s son invented gravity and the Big Bang was caused by Vanessa Feltz…’



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