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    Quote Originally Posted by Streetwalker View Post
    I was in the first years of the comprehensive system and went to an old grammar school that refused to let go of its old status .Daily Latin classes ,twice weekly Rugby matches and a higher chance of being beaten with a stick by a bloke in a black dress was all I recall of grammar school 'standards '

    Well we had Latin but didnt have Rugby - we did have the best state funded education it was possible to have.

    Then along came the Comprehensive system...

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Jefe View Post
    Well we had Latin but didnt have Rugby ...
    I had both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Streetwalker View Post
    I was in the first years of the comprehensive system and went to an old grammar school that refused to let go of its old status .Daily Latin classes ,twice weekly Rugby matches and a higher chance of being beaten with a stick by a bloke in a black dress was all I recall of grammar school 'standards '
    I believe things have moved on. They now use cattle prods
    Keep Britain British, whoops, it's too late

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