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’.
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
- 4 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 5 Florida couple forced to register as sex offenders for having sex on public beach