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‘Maths whisperer’: Cardiff teacher gets A* grades for entire class | UK news

A Cardiff teacher nicknamed “the maths whisperer” after his entire class of 30 pupils gained an A* at GCSE was back in school on Wednesday, with hopes high for the summer exam season. Francis Elive achieved celebrity status this week after every one of his year 11 pupils at Fitzalan high school received top marks, even after sitting the exam six months early. Fitzalan’s top-scoring pupils have all been taught by Elive since the start of secondary school. Many of…

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Primary school bans parents from sports day for bad behaviour | Education

Parents have been banned from attending future sports days by a primary school in Wales after claims of obscene language and threatening behaviour. Sheena Duggan, the headteacher at Pentrebane school in Cardiff, said staff had been sworn at in front of children. In a letter to parents seen by the BBC, Duggan said the behaviour had “worsened” over the past few years. She wrote: “As you know the safety, happiness and wellbeing of our pupils, your children, is paramount and…

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