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Boys and literacy

September 10, 2010


This began life as a tweet and then migrated to Facebook.  It then exceeded their word limit so I find myself here on dear old WordPress. Anyhow, it concerns last night’s programme Gareth Malone’s Extraordinary School for Boys on BBC2 in which the choirmaster tackled the problem of boys’ literacy.  Here are my thoughts.  They […]

Gemma’s Rules

September 7, 2010


Last term I had a spell during which students at several different drama schools were unwilling or unable  to learn lines.  These were students who want to be professional actors and who were paying for expensive training with that goal in mind.  It rendered several lessons completely unworkable because not a single student had learned […]