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Spartacus Oh yes - equality. We can't possibly allow some students to outperform. That would be dreadfully unfair on the rest. How on earth would they cope with that? Best dismantle the outstanding Colleges and Grammar School to avoid all that. I think not. Fortunately we only need to look at how the UK's comprehensive system has drastically driven standards down and produced mediocrity, totally under preparing school leavers either for the workplace or for life in general when they suddenly have to compete and face "failure" for the first time. Another classic example of why we should NOT simply follow the UK's failing system. Lets avoid this namby pamby, "must not fail" system of wrapping kids in cotton wool and let's continue to prepare them for the real world. Do we really want every Guernsey schoolchild to emerge with 5 or 6 GCSE "passes" and, for some, a couple of scraped A Level grades which won't be enough to get them into decent universities?