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Grade A Babes

by | 18th, August 2006

“ELITE universities will struggle to identify who really is the brightest,” says the Times. Half of all A-levels taken by girls this year resulted in an A or B grade.

This is great news, not least of all for the newspapers that are able to illustrate a routine story about how more and more students are passing their exams with better than ever grades with pictures of teenage girls.

The Times leads the way with its front page given over to five shots of people celebrating their marvellous results.

There’s Nicole Atack. She’s aged 18. She scored 10 A grades at A level. And, best of all, she is blonde. Nicole or is it Nikki? proves that women really can have it all.

And there’s “THE MODEL STUDENT” Lily Cole. Lily is also aged 18. She’s scored straight As in English, politics and something called philosophy and ethics. She’s got ginger hair. But don’t feel too bad for her, because Lily is

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