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2008-10-11 00:00:30

By Richard Garner Parents line up to enrol children in sixth form at specialist maths college IF HE looked at its pupil intake, Alastair Campbell would quite likely decide that Kingsbury High School was one of those infamous "bog standard" comprehensives he talked about.

2008-09-18 00:00:26

By Andy Sharman UNIVERSITIES A flagship scheme set up to raise teenage interest in mathematics will be lucky to solve the crisis affecting the subject at university level, says one leading academic.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.