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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Monday 29 July 2013
People have more control over their feelings than is often realised, he believed
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Everton defender Leighton Baines is looking forward to working with new manager Roberto Martinez and believes the quality of the Toffees' squad will give the Spaniard every chance of success.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
The former Middlesbrough manager has a long-standing interest in youth football
John Barnes claims England are stuck in the Dark Ages following Under-21 European Championships exit
Monday 10 June 2013
The Young Lions lost to Italy and then Norway
Friday 07 June 2013
This novel about an alienated genius brings a Martian perspective to life on a strange planet
Thursday 23 May 2013
The horse is part owned by Sir Alex Ferguson
Friday 17 May 2013
The heretic thinker rips into liberal and humanist delusions - but his pessimism needs a new focus
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Top trainer suffering a Group One drought hopes Oaks fancy can shine in York rehearsal
Monday 13 May 2013
Daniel Kitson’s new show is a reflection on reality, memory and our sense of self. Hardly wall-to-wall giggles, you might think, but this publicity-shy, TV-shunning, Perrier Award-winning comic’s talent lies in burrowing into the human psyche and dispensing profound nuggets through tales in which, more often than not, he is the hapless protagonist. After The Beginning, Before The End is like a TED talk with added LOLs.
Sunday 14 April 2013
(From top) 1. Pivoine Flora Petal Soap £7, uk.loccitane.com
Friday 08 March 2013
As cynical voters scorn politics, this epic survey reminds us why its ideals still matter so much
Friday 22 February 2013
This book tells the disturbing and important story of how major thinkers abetted genocide
Thursday 14 February 2013
The pair are all of a Twitter over philosophy
Friday 08 February 2013
Monday 04 February 2013
The University of Birmingham has appointed Professor Randall Curren as Britain’s first ‘Professor of Morality’.
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
- 1 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 3 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
- 4 Kajieme Powell: Missouri police release video footage of second man killed by officers
- 5 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation