One friend of This Blog practises his maths during sex. Obviously that’s not appropriate for school pupils but Thicky Nicky might benefit from it. The outcome would then depend on her personal life…
Actually, it’s probably better if there’s as little speculation on Thicky Nicky’s personal life as possible; that could be really grisly.
The top Tory who’s forcing a new maths test on 11-year-olds refused to answer it herself on live TV.
Nicky Morgan clammed up when asked about her times tables – despite now launching a nationwide crackdown.
Today the Education Secretary announced all Year 6 pupils will be expected to know up to 12 x 12 , with action against teachers who don’t come up to scratch.
But it was a different story for the minister when she appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain in February .
She was asked to compute 7 x 8, the question which famously tripped up Labour schools minister Stephen Byers in 1998.
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