Children who are fluent readers are being damaged by the Government’s insistence on using synthetic phonics in the classroom, a leading academic warns today.
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Tuesday 16 July 2013
It's not all sweat and sweltering - from Ceredigion to Cornwall, find out what you could be up to in out of the heat
Friday 12 July 2013
Bob Crow, the RMT general secretary, will seek to exploit Labour’s wranglings with trade unions by urging the movement to break ties with Ed Miliband and create a party that “speaks for working people”.
Thursday 11 July 2013
The former Australia captain was playing for Surrey
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Tuesday 09 July 2013
The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticised Conservative ministers for dividing the nation to justify their welfare reforms
Sunday 30 June 2013
Michael Klinger smashed a brilliant 61-ball century to lead Gloucestershire to a 48-run Friends Life T20 victory over Worcestershire at Bristol.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Somerset 320 Australia 2-0
Monday 17 June 2013
Samit Patel's first one-day century for three years guided Nottinghamshire to a six-wicket victory over Warwickshire on Sunday and maintained their 100 per cent start to this season's Yorkshire Bank 40 competition.
Sunday 09 June 2013
Fifteen-year-old Matthew Fisher today became county cricket's youngest post-war player after he was handed his senior debut by Yorkshire.
Middlesex 499-8 dec Sussex 222 & 228-4: Matt Prior practice fails to pay off with Sussex on the slide
Saturday 08 June 2013
After his controversial first-innings dismissal, Matt Prior’s fortunes hardly improved as Sussex slid towards defeat. And this time England’s Test match wicketkeeper could blame no one but himself.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Durham 259 & 240-6 Middlesex 196 & 165-5 (Match drawn): Durham captain waits to declare – and scuppers chance of a victory
Thursday 23 May 2013
Durham 259 & 37-0 Middlesex 196
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Durham 259 Middlesex 11-2
Sunday 19 May 2013
Bowler of the day: At 38, the Worcestershire seamer Alan Richardson would admit that his best days are behind him.
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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