Government to decide what should be taught in schools.
Government to decide what should be taught in schools. He says the national curriculum was based on limiting classes to 30. It is a public disgrace that the number of classes over 30 is going up again, says Mr Graham. More than a million children are now taught in classes of 30 plus. In the newsletter of the Campaign for State Education, Mr Graham calls on the Government to ban larger classes. He was backed by Doug McAvoy, leader of the National Union of Teachers, who said:' You can't have a national curriculum fairly delivered if you have 40 children in a class in Lancashire and 28 in London. Mr Graham, 57, took early retirement after clashing with then Education Secretary Kenneth Clarke. Stone's son' was beaten by gang' ROLLING Stone Ronnie Wood's teenage son was knocked to the ground, kicked and punched in an unprovoked attack, a court heard yesterday. Jesse Wood, 15, of Richmond, London, told Isleworth Crown Court he was beaten by a gang screaming abuse