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SCHOOLS TO DROP LESSONS AS MINISTERS SAY 'FOCUS ON BASICS'

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The Guardian (Jan 10, p5) reported that primary schools will be allowed to drop most of their lessons in history, g...
The Guardian (Jan 10, p5) reported that primary schools will be allowed to drop most of their lessons in history, geography, art, music and physical education as part of a plan by ministers to focus on basic literacy and numeracy.

Education and employment secretary David Blunkett is expected to announce this week that schools should focus on a core curriculum of English, maths, science and information technology.
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