Oxbridge Rights and Murky Meritocracy

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission yesterday published this report (click here), titled ‘Elitist Britain?’, which illuminates the strangehold that Oxbridge and private school-educated individuals now have over the institutions of power. Arguing for class to be prioritised alongside gender and racial inequalities, the report rightly criticises the disproportionate over-representation of the affluent in […]

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How Can I Be More Efficient?

As the holidays grind slowly towards their bitter end, thoughts of school begin to bubble in the subconscious. At night, where once I would sleep happily with thoughts of the next day’s socialising and relaxation, I now think of how to decorate my classroom’s window and which font to write all my posters in.  2014/15 […]

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