The hopes and fears of many students will be realised in just a few hours. The next stage of their life could well rely on what appears on a sheet of paper in the form of a number of letters. You have to admit, it’s a pretty dumb way of running things but it’s what we’ve got.
Of course we know that the press will not be happy with the results, whichever way they go. For some reason they can’t resist knocking our teenagers and then laying into our schools and teachers at every chance they get.
We are so pleased that circulation numbers are falling and we are looking forward to the day when they are all made redundant – oh yes!