In response to Chris McGovern: RIP Common Entrance, the final nail in education’s coffin,

Ravenscar wrote:

‘In contrast, most preparatory schools, for most of the time, are
educationally liberating. They provide both a rich and varied curriculum and a wide spectrum of extra-curricular activities, with the added advantage of far more male teachers than in state primaries.’

When male teachers couldn’t enter the teaching profession, when education stopped being fun, when the Marxist pedagogy went full Frankfurt School on kids, when schools became indoctrination centres and not places of education, when nigh on 50 per cent of kids leave school functionally illiterate and innumerate – I wouldn’t even give the UK education blob an F.

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