A Free Growing Person: Thoughts on School and Education Recorded ad verbatim on 20 July 2012 by Her Mum

Emily Butcher


By Emily, aged six and three quarters at the time of writing...

School has no purpose. School makes you feel like you have no freedom. I have no purpose to be at school.

I always liked school in foundation stage but then it got bad in year 1. In year 1, I started to hate school. I learnt lots in foundation stage, I had a proper and decent teacher (Mrs Y) and plenty of friends, and I had a decent class. Most of my knowledge I learnt at home. In year 1, I had not very many friends. It was absolutely terrible and too easy. In year 1 they recapped what we did in foundation stage twice; Mrs X was a decent teacher, also Mrs Z...


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