Notepad on Life

May 26, 2010

Examinations or just cursory glances?

Filed under: Kids,Radio,school — - @ 8:07 am
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Chris Moyles sounds like he’s just beheld a human rights abuse when a listener texts in, announcing that he’s about to sit a three-hour exam.

“Three hours??!!!” Moyles asks incredulously. “In an exam for three hours?!”

Well, yes, why not? There was a time when three hours was standard and I can recall plenty of my own exams where I’d have welcomed a fourth, just to get everything written down.

Thirty years on, my son has a GCSE this morning. Forty-five minutes .

I feel like a grizzled old combat veteran. Which is ridiculous.

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