Top private school asks teachers to exaggerate exam predictions

Exclusive: Sevenoaks policy reveals predictions for lowest-performing students may be boosted ‘to facilitate application to a more selective university’ Last modified on Wed 24 Jun 2020 15.50 EDT One of the UK’s most prestigious private schools has a policy of asking teachers to exaggerate predicted exam results for some of its lowest-performing students on university applications to help them secure […]

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Man hit by car and killed as police warned him to get off road

A 21-year-old man was hit by a car and died yesterday as police were warning him of the dangers of walking on the road. Northland police Detective Inspector Rhys Johnston said staff received a number of calls from people about a man in dark clothing walking along the centre of Bayley’s Coast Rd in Dargaville about 6.10pm yesterday. Callers told […]

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