Ford's Focus: Educational trips? Only if schools run them
Ford’s Focus, our weekly Grimsby Telegraph column by Geoff Ford, always tackles the issues that matter.
Here is a snippet from his column today – read more in the Grimsby Telegraph:
QUITE interesting, isn’t it, that when a Skegness school takes 40 pupils on a £32,000 jolly to New York it’s described as educational.
And yet if parents take their kids to Rome or Venice in term-time any claims of educational benefit are scoffed at as the schools hand out £50 fines.
The word hypocrisy comes to mind.
Read it in full in today’s Grimsby Telegraph