Monday, 23 May 2011

BBC Boys ‘Lack Stamina’ To Write Long Stories

Research shows that the BBC boys are falling yet further behind in writing skills, with many showing a disturbing tendency to lose interest after the first 100 words, according to a story from 2005 which resurfaces every three years.
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“Evidence suggests that many BBC boys lack the mental stamina to write lengthy stories,” said the head of Ofsted at the time, David Bell. “After 100 words, most of them are staring vacantly out of the window, and for some this happens after just ten. In fact, even picking up a big story is too much for some.”

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