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Leon Hady is a former headteacher, and founder of Guide Education

For as long as there has been politics, there have been fights over the politicisation of curriculums - or rather, what goes into our children's minds and shapes the kinds of adults, and voters they will become.

Currently, pupils and teachers are caught between two impossible positions: the reactionary view that our curriculums are perfect despite often being mostly unchanged for years or longer; and the militantly progressive view that we must completely restart our curriculums (as well as tearing down statues and renaming streets).

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