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October 3, 2014

A-level syllabus to include Daily Sport and Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown

by philapilus

Much more important than learning

The new English literature A-level will feature unconventional  set-texts, including Sophie Kinsella’s Confessions of a Shopaholic, the rantings of Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown, and a crumpled page of the Daily Sport that Michael Gove found in a hedge.

A Department for Education spokesman said that “The decision to update the syllabus to reflect contemporary culture is a timely one.

“There is so little in the works of Orwell, Conrad, or Austen that is relevant anymore. Today’s students need

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