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Which alumni matter more: famous names – or accessible faces?

Is there any point in telling our current students that Fred Perry is one of our alumni?  He’s long gone, so they won’t get to meet him.  He went to a grammar school which preceded the college, which is very … Continue reading

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Miliband on English language and integration

Ed Miliband’s speech on immigration the other day caught my eye.  In part that’s because I know that his father, Ralph, is one of the more famous alumni of the college where I’m a governor, learning English at Acton Technical … Continue reading

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